University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Master of Education - Learning and Leadership

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

This course is for educators and learning and development professionals wishing to enhance their practice and future career opportunities. It focuses on innovating, leading, learning and research - all crucial to contemporary professional practice. It uses cutting-edge practice-based approaches that offer a high level of customisation. Students from diverse work backgrounds benefit from interaction with peers from a range of industry contexts, while focusing their work on issues relevant to them and their practice. The course is specifically designed to bring the latest in technology-enhanced teaching to busy professionals using a blended learning approach. This course offers a high level of customisation. Students can tailor their course, learning outcomes and assessments to their own workplace practice and career development through the innovative Capability Wrap. The course builds on UTS's renowned Learning Futures approach, specifically designed for busy professionals. The research-inspired teaching approach incorporates UTS: Education's strong international reputation for research in professional and workplace learning.


Students must complete 72 credit points of subjects. Students can choose up to two electives.


  • Learning and leadership

Standard entry requirements

  • UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. International students: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Study pathways

Students may be granted credit recognition of 24 credit points (four subjects) if they hold: a bachelor's degree and a postgraduate teaching qualification, or a four-year pre-service teacher education qualification including professional experience, equivalent to the qualifications required for graduate teacher status. Courses accredited by teacher education regulatory authorities are eligible for credit recognition. In NSW, BOSTES is the regulatory authority and relevant degrees are listed at BOSTES. In other states and territories, similar authorities provide lists of accredited four-year degrees or postgraduate teaching qualifications. Credit recognition for these students is granted for all of the following: CBK91158 Electives (Learning and Leadership); 013222 Designing Innovative Learning; 013226 Leading Innovative Practices.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $32,040 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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