Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This course is designed for educators or those working in educational contexts who wish to pursue further studies in a specialised area. It will not lead to a teaching qualification. The Master of Education enables teachers professionals working in other educational contexts to develop advanced knowledge and expertise. The course enhances career advancement opportunities for teachers and other professionals engaged in lead educational roles such as education administrators, researchers, policy makers, career counsellors, psychologists, members of the defence forces, youth ministers and family/parish educators. Specialist areas leading to a named specialisation: Allied School Psychology (cohorts only) Autism Spectrum StudiesCareer DevelopmentInclusive PracticeIntegrated STEMLiteracy Intervention (cohorts only) Leading Learning Mathematics Safeguarding Children and Young PeopleStudent WellbeingTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) This advanced education course will enable students to enhance professional knowledge and pedagogical practices, and to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of recent research. Students with a postgraduate qualification in Education may apply for credit and complete the degree in less time.


120 credit points - 160 credit points. In order to attain a named specialisation in TESOL, students will need to successfully complete a supervised practicum experience (6 hours).


  • Allied school psychology (cohorts only)
  • Autism spectrum studies (cohorts only)
  • Early childhood and primary
  • Early childhood education
  • Inclusive education and disability studies
  • Inclusive practice
  • Inclusive practice and special education
  • Indigenous education
  • Integrated STEM
  • Leading learning
  • Primary education
  • Professional education
  • Safeguarding children and young people
  • Student wellbeing
  • Teaching mathematics

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. International applicants must also meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: Bachelor degree in Education
  • Or a Bachelor degree and a recognised teaching qualification
  • OrBachelor degree in an area other than Education. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $36,156 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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