The Master of Evaluation-Research is a program of professional qualification catering for the needs of those who wish to take a leadership role in evaluation theory, method, and practice local, national and international levels. Candidates in the course include policy and program planners, trainers, teachers, performance auditors internal monitoring and evaluation staff, health professionals project staff, managers, and independent consultants. They are drawn from the public sector, non-government agencies, and business in areas such as education, welfare, and health.
The course aims to enable candidates to become familiar with theories underlying policy and program development, the roles of various types of evaluation as well as key concepts and approaches to evaluation. The Master of Evaluation-Research seeks to develop thought leaders in evaluation who critically review important issues in the design, conduct and use of evaluation.
Students who have completed the Master of Evaluation course will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of evaluation theory and practice;
- make effective use of evaluation literature and research;
- apply understandings of evaluation theory and methods to a range of professional settings; and
- demonstrate an appreciation of professional responsibilities and ethical principles that should characterise leaders in the evaluation field.
Provider - The University of Melbourne
Format - Face to Face
Cost - Not specified
Duration - 18 months
Focus areas - Advanced
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