Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Master of Education is specifically designed for educators and professionals who are already working in education, training and development roles within the education sector. Advanced research skills and leadership skills are highlighted, and students have the opportunity to interact with others who are studying and researching in similar settings. This degree is offered online.
Standard entry requirements
Applicants will normally hold an approved Bachelor degree in Education or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. Applicants who have completed a 4-year Bachelor degree in Education and 2 years of teaching experience, or a 4-year Bachelor degree in any discipline with studies in educational methodology and curriculum (equivalent to 18 units) and 2 years of teaching experience, or a Graduate Diploma in Education, or a Master of Teaching, are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1 year of full-time study or equivalent part-time study.
Students can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Education after completing 18 units of courses, including two core courses plus two elective courses.
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This degree is available to Australian or New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents (including Humanitarian Visa holders).
This master degree is separated into two streams, and students choose from either the Education Project pathway or the Education Thesis pathway. Students who have at least five years of professional experience as an educator and have been assigned to a recognised leadership role in an educational setting can also undertake the Educational Leadership stream as part of the Education Project pathway.