Master of Education - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Master of Education

Build your expertise in education practice

It's imperative that professional educators continually extend their knowledge of educational issues to improve educational outcomes. Underpinned by a strong foundation in educational practice, this program will deepen your knowledge of key educational issues and grow your education research capabilities.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
USC program code
Semester 1
3 years part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Total courses
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Not available to international students on a Student visa.
  • Please note this program is designed to be studied part-time

In this program you will:

  • Undertake a professional project in education or guided research in areas of individual and professional interest and build your expertise associated with a particular issue in education.
  • Enjoy a flexible, blended learning degree that includes face-to-face components supported by online lectures, tutorials and study notes. This program is designed to be undertaken in part-time mode to integrate with a busy lifestyle 
  • Learn from a team of dedicated experts who will guide and support you throughout your studies
  • Specialise in Steiner Education, Educational Leadership, Education Research or Advanced Education Studies. If you complete a specialisation, you can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Steiner Education or a Graduate Certificate in Education Research.

If you plan to later study the Doctor of Philosophy, you should complete the Education Research Specialisation within the Master of Education.

The Master of Education is aimed at educators currently working in the field and does not qualify graduates for teacher registration. It provides innovative knowledge in education to advance your career in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching, education administration, workplace training, vocational education.

Admission requirements

Candidates for the award of Master of Education are normally required to hold:

  • an appropriate 4-year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or equivalent) qualification in the education discipline from a recognised tertiary institution or equivalent, or
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (AQF Level 8 or equivalent), or similar qualification

Students that have a 3-year bachelor degree in the education discipline or a bachelor degree qualification in a discipline other than education, entry to the Master of Education can be through the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Education, or similar qualification. Students admitted to the program on the basis of completion of the Graduate Certificate in Education will not be eligible for credit.

What will I study?

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The study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this study sequence to guide enrolment.

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