La Trobe University

Master of Education (Research)

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

If you have a background in teaching or educational administration, or have a professional interest in education, this course has been designed for you. Assessment consists of a thesis of up to 40,000 words which constitutes 100% of the examination for the degree and is examined externally. Applicants without prior relevant research training will be required to take 60 credit points of research training coursework subjects in the first semester (FTE) of the degree.

Designed for

Graduates with a background in teaching or those with a professional interest in education


  • Education

Standard entry requirements

Prerequisites - In order to apply for Masters by research candidature, you will normally require either: the satisfactory completion of an Australian Bachelor's degree with at least a Weighted Average Mark of 70 in the relevant discipline or a qualification of La Trobe University or a recognised tertiary institution which is deemed by the Board of Graduate Research to be equivalent to the qualification specified in (a) above or the demonstrated possession of research skills or publications approved by the Board of Graduate Research as an acceptable basis for admission to candidature. Some additional preliminary studies may need to be undertaken.The following conditions must be met in order to gain admission into a Masters by research degree: you must meet the minimum entry requirements for the degreethe department or school in which you seek enrolment must be able to provide appropriate facilities, resources and supervision for your chosen area of research.

Study pathways

Applicants with a four-year teaching qualification, Honours degree or a relevant Graduate Diploma from a recognised university or institution are eligible for Advanced Standing entry to the one-year program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $72,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $72,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

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