Educational Management

The Master of Education (Educational Management) is designed to develop your leadership skills and equip you for the 21st century.

The course integrates practical knowledge, conceptual frameworks and state-of-the-art research, with a global perspective. It is structured to meet the needs of educators working in early childhood settings, primary and secondary schools in the government and non-government sectors, as well as VET and tertiary sectors and workplace training contexts.

With a strong leadership and management focus, the Master of Education (Educational Management) is a specialist qualification for those seeking advancement into senior positions.

Entry requirements

  • An appropriate undergraduate degree and an appropriate fourth-year level education qualification, or equivalent; or
  • An appropriate four-year education degree, or equivalent; or
  • An appropriate undergraduate degree and either a record of research and/or publication equivalent to year four in education or at least two years of documented relevant professional experience.

All students must meet English language requirements

Applicants with a degree in an area other than education who work in a related profession are encouraged to apply.

Course structure

Master of Education (Educational Management) - 100 points

  • Course code: MC-EDEDMGT
  • One year full-time or two years part-time
  • 100 points (50 points of two core subjects, 50 points of elective subjects)
  • University Handbook (MC-EDEDMGT) provides course and subject details.

Master of Education (Educational Management) - 150 points

  • Course code: MC-EDEDMGT
  • 18 months full-time or three years part-time
  • 150 points (50 points of two core subjects, 100 points of elective subjects)
  • University Handbook (MC-EDEDMGT) provides course and subject details.

Master of Education (Educational Management) - Research

  • Course code: 960EB
  • 18 months full-time or three years part-time
  • 25 points of core subjects plus a 20,000 word thesis* and a research methodology component
  • University Handbook (960EB) provides course and subject details.

*Research students must maintain a grade average of 75% in all coursework to progress to thesis.

Outcomes

This course will give you:

  • a better understanding of current issues and challenges in education leadership and management, including curriculum reform
  • a national and global perspective on education leadership and management
  • cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas, concepts and models related to leadership and management issues in educational settings
  • flexibility in your choice of subjects so you can tailor your study program
  • the chance to connect with local and global networks of like-minded educators
  • opportunities to participate in seminars with leading scholars and practitioners.