Course Structure

This 200 point course, with advanced standing entry available, is ideal for those wishing to develop specialised knowledge and skills in educational theories, policies and approaches at the graduate level. Through connecting with the latest developments and research in the field, you’ll gain the expertise to move beyond the classroom to explore system-level issues and challenges.

Overview

Course code: MC-ED

Full program – 200 points of coursework, comprising:

Fast-tracked – 100 points of coursework with advanced standing, comprising:

To specialise in a particular area, you must successfully complete each of the four specialisation core subjects. Students in the full program may complete more than one specialisation.

If you wish to complete a general Master of Education without a specialisation, you may choose subjects from across the range of elective and specialisation subjects.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Education.

Flexible study

The Master of Education may be undertaken through either:

Advanced standing

Advanced standing of up to 100 credit points of the 200 credit point degree will be granted to applicants who have either:

Students with advanced standing begin in year two and are only required to complete the second-year subjects.

Sample course plan (full-time)

Students with 100 points of advanced standing enter in year two.

Year 1

Semester 1

Resilience and Relationships

Understanding Education in Context

Elective

Elective

Semester 2

The Student as Learner

Local Literacies in Global Contexts

Elective

Elective

Year 2

Semester 1

Specialisation core or elective

Specialisation core or elective

Elective

Elective

Semester 2

Specialisation core or elective

Specialisation core or elective

Research Methods in Education

Education Capstone Research Project