Master of Education (By Research)

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

This is an advanced research program that requires original research in an area of interest to the student and of broader significance in the university and the community. It will assist to upgrade original training and educational qualifications and to equip graduates for senior positions, professional leadership, develop areas of expertise and increase professional credibility in educational and training settings. The program involves the generation of deep knowledge in a specific professional area of study, a comprehensive review of the literature, advanced research techniques, and extensive analysis applied to a project in a workplace situation.

Structure

The program has four distinct phases - proposal and affirmation of candidature, writing of the thesis, presentation of a scholarly paper to a significant national or international audience, and examination of the thesis.

Subjects

  • Education

Standard entry requirements

  • A 4-year undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline with a GPA of 5 (on a 7 point scale) or equivalent, together with professional expertise in a specific field of education or training and a demonstrated potential to engage in research
  • Or a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in Education with a GPA of 5 or better (on a 7 point scale) or equivalent together with professional expertise in a specific field of education or training and a demonstrated potential to engage in research
  • Or a bachelor degree with Class 1 Honours or Class 2 Division I or Division II Honours

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
USC Sunshine Coast International: $52,800 No information available Yes No information available

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