The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) holds a leading position in Australian education research and has been ranked number two in the world in the discipline of education in the QS World Rankings by Subject in 2014.  This ranking places us among the world's best, with the University of London’s Institute of Education coming in at number one and Harvard University at number three.

Through effective collaborations, our mission is to deliver relevant, high quality, high impact research.

Our specialist areas frame our teaching and research interests and we are also the home to eight research centres. We conduct a number of research projects in diverse educational, professional and workplace settings.

Those looking to study at MGSE will be supervised by some of the worlds most recognised experts and study courses that are carefully designed to parallel your regular work.

Our research is supported by the Melbourne Education Research Institute (MERI) which aims to provide a supportive and dynamic research community.


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Widely recognised as a leader in Australian education research.

MGSE researchers have enjoyed considerable success in winning external funding to support their work.

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is home to eight research centres.


For current research students.