Griffith University

Master of Education and Professional Studies Research

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This degree is a research program of advanced professional learning and will help you develop greater expertise in research. You will learn how to apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills in a range of contexts for research, scholarship and as a pathway for further learning. You will plan and execute a substantial piece of research, which is reported in the form of a dissertation. The dissertation will investigate a topic that is relevant to the student and would normally be expected to be approximately 30,000 words.The program will give eligibility for further doctoral research. It is advisable to meet with the program convenor prior to enrolment.


  • Designing Educational Research
  • Designing your Research Dissertation
  • Dissertation Part 1
  • Dissertation Part 2
  • Dissertation Part 3
  • Foundations of Education Research
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research in Education
  • Quantitative Research in Education
  • Special Methods in Education


The University's Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy will apply.

Study pathways

Students can progress to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Education (EdD) program after successfully completing the program at the required standard.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $31,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $31,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online International: $31,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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