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. Please refer to the School of Education staff page for potential supervisors and their areas of expertise. Once you have identified a potential supervisor, you'll need to get in touch with them to see if they are available and if they would be a good fit for your research project before you apply.

Designed for

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


  • Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Course specific requirements - In order to apply for Masters by research candidature, you will normally require either:
  • The satisfactory completion of an Australian Bachelor

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.

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