Master of EducationMasters by Coursework
The Master of Education is an innovative and practical course for professional educators. It has pathways relevant for teachers and educational leaders from all sectors, including early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational education and training and higher education. It enables educators to significantly advance their practice in a range of areas including leadership, innovation and change, student wellbeing and educational research and evaluation.
Significant advanced standing (or credit) is available for those with relevant previous learning and expertise. Educational professionals can enrol in the full award or complete individual units as professional development.
|Graduate Attribute||Course Learning Outcome|
Analyse critically, reflect on, synthesise and evaluate educational information, problems, concepts and theories.
Apply knowledge of evaluation and research principles and methods to investigate issues and solve problems in educational contexts
Demonstrate initiative by identifying innovative and creative responses to educational challenges, issues and opportunities for change in education
Demonstrate a highly developed commitment to social justice, human rights, ethics and sustainability in scholarship, research and professional practice
|Knowledge of a discipline|
Demonstrate advanced and integrated theoretical and practical understanding of a complex body of knowledge in the discipline of education.
Locate, evaluate, manage and use theory, information and data necessary for evidence-based professional practice
Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes and plan and regulate ongoing personal and professional learning.
Demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability, responsibility and accountability when responding to change in the workplace
|Communication and social skills|
Communicate concisely, appropriately and professionally in an oral and written form in both an academic and professional settings.
Demonstrate leadership and the capacity to work collaboratively with individuals and teams
Engage in educational practices that are informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence, global perspectives, inclusivity and respect for the rights of all persons
Students choose from a wide range of units of study with the following themes:
- Career planning and developing a professional portfolio
- Educational leadership
- Change and innovation in teaching and learning
- Student wellbeing
Work-based research and evaluation.
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Online||Session 1 , Session 2||N/A||N/A|
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Education a candidate shall successfully complete the equivalent of sixteen (16) units comprising:
- all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
- ten (10) units selected from Part B of the Schedule.
- Notwithstanding Requirements for an Award Rule (b), the Course Coordinator may approve the substitution of up to four (4) relevant postgraduate coursework units from elsewhere in the University’s offerings for those in Part B of the Schedule.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Available||Credit points||Level of learning||Notes|
|Contact the School of Education for this course progression.|
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Level of learning||Notes|
|EDU91001||Developing a Professional Portfolio: Part A||Introductory|
|EDU91002||Developing a Professional Portfolio: Part B||Introductory|
|EDU00751||Critical Literature Review||Advanced|
|EDU93001||Research Methods in Education||Advanced|
|EDU00754||Research Project||Advanced||Note 1|