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The impact of changing government policies and institutional practices on master's by coursework students in Australia: a viable pathway to the PhD?

Kiley, Margaret; Cumming, James


The objective of this paper is to identify the impact of current national policies and emerging curricular practices on master's by coursework students in Australia. It is argued that the rate of top-down policy change, together with bottom-up innovation, is resulting in a high level of complexity that is challenging providers, staff and student alike. Findings from a national study that elicited the views of key stakeholders on aspects of the master's by coursework degree including its...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management
DOI: 10.1080/1360080X.2013.861052


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