Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Master of Educational Leadership

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Equip yourself to take the next step in your career and bring the latest best practice leadership techniques, management approaches and administration processes back to your organisation. The Master of Educational Leadership is a research-driven, practical program that addresses the selection criteria in a range of leadership appointment processes. You will have the option of completing a specialisation in Catholic Educational Leadership, Leading Learning or Indigenous Leadership, and there are overseas study opportunities at our Rome Campus. Designed to help you meet formal Catholic education accreditation requirements, this degree can also lead into doctoral study. Please note this degree will not lead to a teaching qualification.


120 credit points - 160 credit points.


  • Catholic educational leadership
  • Catholic leadership
  • Early childhood and primary
  • Educational leadership
  • Indigenous education
  • Indigenous leadership
  • Professional education
  • Religious education

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: Bachelor degree in Education or Bachelor degree and a recognised teaching qualification
  • OrBachelor degree in an area other than Education. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $36,156 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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