Edith Cowan University ECU

Master of Education by Research

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides an opportunity for candidates to undertake independent research comprising of foundational coursework and a substantive thesis. The course prepares students to inquire into the nature of educational problems and generate new knowledge which can be used to enhance policy and practice. When undertaking research, students are encouraged to become involved in applied research which attempts to provide solutions to the problems faced by learners, teachers, administrators, consultants and policy-makers.


Total Credit Points 60


  • RES6101 Research Preparation: Methods of Research
  • EDU6195 Advanced Seminar
  • EDU6185 Research Preparation: Reviewing the Literature
  • EDU6186 Research Preparation: Developing a Research Topic
  • EDU6200 Master of Education: Thesis
  • EDU6200 Master of Education: Thesis

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Lawley Domestic: $34,125
International: $54,225
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
Online Domestic: $34,125
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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