Master of Philosophy - Science and Mathematics Education (By Research)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program consists of a thesis involving a study of an applied nature relevant to the student's own teaching situation. The thesis is related to the Centre's areas of research specialisation including teaching and learning, constructivism, school leadership, classroom environments, evaluation and assessment, curriculum and computing and technology education.


This program has a Thesis Research core unit. The program is by research and normally requires 1 to 2 years of full time or equivalent part time study. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the Postgraduate Coordinator, Science and Mathematics Education Centre.


  • Education-science and mathematics

Standard entry requirements

  • 4 years of university qualifications in science, mathematics and/or education
  • Plus teaching experience
  • Students without prior studies in research methods and statistical data analysis will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.

Study pathways

Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $74,600 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Curtin Course Code: MR-SMEC1

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