Master of Education (Advanced)

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides an opportunity for motivated professionals concerned with educational practice to undertake advanced coursework in fields of particular interest. The course provides students with knowledge and understandings across a range of specialist areas suited to each student's needs and interests. The two year duration makes this course ideal for international students and allows for further development of academic skills and the opportunity to graduate with two specialisations. Please note that this is not an Initial Teacher Education course/qualification and completion of the Master of Education (Advanced) will not qualify you for accreditation necessary to teach in Australia.


15 Units 240 Credit Points.


  • Behaviour and Wellbeing
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Literacy Education
  • Special Education: Complex Communication Needs
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Standard entry requirements

  • All applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Education. Alternatively applicants can have a Bachelor level degree in any other field, plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or a Master of Teaching. Special entry may be considered for students with a Bachelor level degree in another field, or a three-year trained teacher, both supported by extensive professional experience, with equivalents considered.One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information. Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following: Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline
  • Or where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Lawley International: $67,100 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Online International: $67,100 Yes
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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