Master of eLearning

Master of eLearning (MeL)

A course for the times – at a time when eLearning is becoming a critical part of educational and professional practice
HELI is proud to offer its newly accredited Master of eLearning.

Available 100% online and undertaken over 2-years full-time or 3-years part time, the Master of eLearning is specifically designed to develop the skills needed to meaningfully engage in all aspects for eLearning in both educational institutions and professional settings.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of eLearning will be able to:

  • Integrate learning and teaching theory and practice into eLearning environments
  • Develop innovative eLearning solutions
  • Direct learning in eLearning environments
  • Devise effective communication utilising a range of media
  • Reflect on personal and practitioner performance, and the outcomes of eLearning
  • Critically review learning and teaching theory and practice

Expression of Interest

An Expression of Interest to undertake the course can be completed by clicking below.

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Course details

The course is made up of the following 11 subjects:

SUBJECT CODESUBJECT TITLESUBJECT TYPECREDIT POINTSEFTSL
HEP805Learning and Teaching Theory and Practice^Core4.167
HEP806Scholarship^Core4.167
HEP807Design for eLearning*Core4.167
HEP808Principles of Learning and Teaching in eLearning*Core4.167
HEP900The Reflective Professional^Core4.167
HEP901Developing eLearning Resources^Core4.167
HEP902eLearning Futures*Core4.167
HEP903Designing Engaged Research^Core4.167
HEP904Collaboration and Networking*Core4.167
HEP905Implementing eLearning Initiatives^Core4.167
HEP906Engaged Research Project^Core8.330
TOTAL FOR COURSE482.00

The following rules of progression, prerequisites and compulsory requirements apply to this course:

  • The course comprises 11 core subjects (including a double weighted Capstone subject).
  • Students will normally complete 800 level subjects prior to undertaking 900 level subjects.
  • Students must accrue a total of 48 credit points to be awarded the qualification.
  • The Capstone subject HEP906 will normally be the last subject taken in the course sequence. However, students who need to take HEP906 out of sequence require the approval of the Course Coordinator and will also be required to have completed HEP903.
  • Domestic students may complete the course fully online or opt to undertake designated subjects (^) face-to-face.
  • Subjects designated with (*) are not offered face-to-face and must be studied online for alignment with subject focus.
  • Full-time students normally complete 6 subjects per year and complete the course in 2 years or 8 Terms.
  • Part-time students normally complete 4 subjects per year and complete the course in 3 years or 12 Terms.

Students are normally expected to undertake the course in the sequence detailed in the table above. 

HELI’s Academic Calendars can be found on the Important Information page.

Details of subject aims, content and assessment tasks can be found via the subject code in the table above.

When can I start?

HELI plans to enrol the first cohort of students in the Master of eLearning in April 2020.

There are four intakes a year, one each quarter, so there is no need to wait to enrol.

Start dates for 2020 are:

27 April 2020  |  20 July 2020  |  12 October 2020

Current Academic Calendars are available on the Important Information page.

Tuition fees

The current tuition fee for each subject in this course is $2,650. GST is not applicable for accredited higher education courses.

Eligible students may apply for FEE-HELP assistance in order to help pay all or part of their tuition fees. For details click here.

Tuition fees are subject to annual review and may change in future years. Actual tuition fees payable are the fees published prior to the commencement of each academic year.

The current schedule of tuition fees can be found on the Important Information page.

Course admission requirements

Applicants for this course must provide evidence that they hold a bachelor degree (or equivalent or higher) in any discipline (subject to verification).

Applicants with international qualifications not delivered in English must demonstrate English equivalency by providing evidence of one of the following:

  1. Academic IELTS: 6.5 or higher overall with a writing score of at least 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0; or
  2. IBT (Internet-based TOEFL) overall score of 79 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18; or
  3. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Overall score 180, writing and speaking 180; or
  4. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall 176 with a writing and speaking minimum score of 169: or
  5. PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 58 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 50.

Expression of Interest

An Expression of Interest to undertake the course can be completed by clicking below.

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Further information

As all or part of this course (depending on the mode of study you choose) is delivered online you will need to have access to an electronic device (such as a laptop, tablet or smart phone) with internet access to successfully undertake this course.

We recommend that you familiarise yourself with the documents on the Important Information page before submitting your online Expression of Interest to undertake the course as they contain important information of your rights and obligations and our obligations to you.

If you have any questions about this course please feel free to contact our admissions officers at: admissions@heli.edu.au providing your preferred contact details and we will get back to you as soon as practical.

Expressions of Interest to apply for the course can be made at any time.

Course Prospectus

The Course Prospectus can be downloaded by clicking below.

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Credit for prior learning

Students who have completed subjects in HELI’s Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Academic Practice will be eligible for credit into the Master of eLearning as follows:

SUBJECT SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETEDSUBJECT GRANTED CREDIT
HEP801 The Delivery of Learning & Teaching in Higher EducationHEP805 Learning and Teaching Theory and Practice
HEP802 Course and Assessment Design for Higher EducationHEP807 Design for eLearning
HEP803 Scholarly Activity in Higher EducationHEP806 Scholarship
HEP804 Online Academic PracticeHEP808 Principles of Learning and Teaching in eLearning

Students who have completed certain TAE Training Package qualifications and meet the course entry requirements will be granted credit for prior learning as follows:

TAE COURSE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETEDSUBJECT GRANTED CREDIT
TAE50116 Diploma of Vocational Education and TrainingHEP807 Design for eLearning
TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and DevelopmentHEP807 Design for eLearning
TAE80316 Graduate Certificate in Digital EducationHEP808 Principles of Learning and Teaching in eLearning

Also, if you have completed formal studies in a similar area or have extensive work experience you may be eligible for credit for prior learning.

The Credit for Prior Learning Policy and Procedure can be found on the Important Information page along with an application form.

If you wish to apply for credit then it is highly recommended that this is done at the time of application for admission.

Accreditation

HELI is a registered Higher Education Provider under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Act 2011 and the Master of eLearning is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

Provider registration number: PRV14266         

Course ID: CRS1400700  

The Master of eLearning is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework

This course is currently not available to international students studying in Australia on an Australian student visa, but may be taken by international students online outside of Australia (provided the applicant meets the published entry requirements).

Graduate Attributes

Through this course HELI is committed to graduating professional practitioners who through their life and work will strive to be:

Humane: professionals who are compassionate, who communicate and work collegially and respectfully with awareness of cultural diversity and sensitivities.

Ethical: professionals who exercise social responsibility and accountability, and manage challenges and uncertainty with integrity and professional confidence.

Leaders: practitioners who actively contribute to best practice in their professional community and guide the development of disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge and expertise through scholarly activities.

Inspiring: practitioners who influence others through their innovative, critical and independent thinking and who continue to learn throughout life.

Student orientation

Following enrolment and prior to commencing the course, students are given access to a comprehensive Student Orientation and Study Support Guide in HELI’s Canvas LMS. The program introduces students to various aspects of studying with HELI, including how to access support, how to use the Canvas LMS, how to access the HELI Digital Library, study techniques and tips, and other important information.

Student support

All HELI staff are available to support you, both before you enrol and following your enrolment. You can contact us on 1300 00 4354 (1300 00 HELI) or alternatively HELI’s Student Support Officer is available by emailing support@heli.edu.au.

After enrolment you can contact the Student Support Officer via the Canvas LMS.

Our support services cover academic issues, study assistance, help with personal / social issues, special needs assistance and hardship related issues.

Intellectual Property

HELI makes no claim to ownership of intellectual property created by students in the course of their studies.

Student representation

Students are represented on HELI’s Academic Quality Committee (AQC) to provide input about the learning and teaching environment and any other matters that directly, or indirectly, affect students. This provides a mechanism for students to participate in the academic decision-making processes of the Institute.

A graduate of the Institute is nominated as a member of the Academic Board.

The Dean will contact students and alumni directly regarding membership of the AQC and Academic Board. 

Indicative student numbers 

Indicative student numbers for this course are 132 enrolled students at any one time.