University of Canberra

Master of Education

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This program provides an opportunity for students from a wide range of educational contexts to develop the knowledge, skills and capabilities required by educational professionals in the 21st century. It addresses the world-wide, key challenges facing education: developing teams and organisations to become professional learning communities; building quality practices; developing evidence-based programs and curriculum to improve education practices and learning outcomes; critically analysing international policy trends in education and understanding the impacts of globalisation on learning and development.

Designed for

Educational professionals to specialise in a number of areas relevant to their own professional contexts


24 credit points


  • Education

Standard entry requirements

  • 4-year undergraduate degree in Education
  • Or 3-year undergraduate degree plus a 1-year Graduate Diploma in Education
  • And in either case a minimum of 3 years professional experience in an educational context
  • Or a 3-year undergraduate degree in Education or a cognate discipline deemed equivalent by the University Admissions Committee
  • And in either case 4 years professional experience in an educational context.

Study pathways

Students may apply for credit up to a maximum of 12 credit points; Exit award: Graduate Certificate in Education.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $36,600
International: $57,000
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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