Overview

  • Ideal for educators who want to specialize, seek a career change, or advance their career.
  • Extend your knowledge and meet your professional development needs.
  • Flexible study options include online, on campus, and block mode.
  • An early graduation option is available for some study areas. Complete four units for a Graduate Certificate in Education qualification.

Majors

Master of Education (Early Years)

  • Ideal for professionals working in early education and care settings who want to expand their knowledge of working with young children, their families, and communities.
  • Study contemporary early childhood issues.
  • Prepares you to extend your career in early childhood.
  • If you are seeking a teaching qualification the Bachelor of Education or Master of Teaching may be suitable for you.

Why choose this course?

The Early Years study area will enable you to develop in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and understandings of current research, theory and practice that will inform effective teaching and learning with young children and their families in early years programs and services.

Master of Education (General Studies)

  • Ideal for educators who want to develop an advanced body of knowledge in professional education practices and recent developments in the field.
  • Tailor the qualification to your interests and meet your professional development needs.
  • Flexible study options include online and on-campus classes.

What to expect

The Master of Education provides an opportunity for you to gain the most current knowledge. You can focus on topics that are of particular interest to you, and develop an advanced body of knowledge in professional education practices and recent developments in the field.

Check the course structures to see the full range of options. For the General Studies option, you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

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Master of Education (Inclusive Education)

  • Develop specialist knowledge and skills in supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms and schools.
  • Designed to focus on ‘inclusive education’ rather than ‘special education’.
  • Prepares you to assist children, adolescents, and adults with learning, social and behavioral challenges.

Why choose this course?

The course is ideal for teachers and allied professionals who wish to gain knowledge of the theories, current research and implications for instructional practice related to supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms.

Master of Education (Leadership and Management)

  • Ideal for people who are current or aspiring leaders in educational settings.
  • Gain advanced knowledge in leadership and management, including leading and managing people, strategic management, and managing change.

Why choose this course?

Throughout Australia, there has been a steady demand for postgraduate university programs to enhance leadership learning. In some states, including Queensland, a masters qualification is important for professionals who wish to apply for leadership positions. This course caters for educators from primary and secondary schools within Australia and overseas, as well as from fields such as higher education, social work, and human resource development and training.

Master of Education (STEM in Education)

This course encourages you to take a critical view of STEM in education as you reflect upon and evaluate your current practice. You will seek ways to transform your teaching and learning as you:

  • explore an interconnected approach to the interpretation, construction, enactment, and assessment of STEM curriculum
  • identify and overcome the challenges faced in the enactment of innovative education practice
  • develop your professional network and relationships that will extend beyond the duration of your study.

The course is ideal for educators who want to engage in professional learning to develop their STEM pedagogical content knowledge and skills. It caters for educators who:

  • are working across the age spectrum from early childhood to Year 12, and adult or workplace learning
  • have different levels of experience and responsibility
  • have varied levels of STEM pedagogical content knowledge, including qualified STEM educators, those teaching out-of-field, or educators in leadership positions
  • are professionals working in non-school contexts, such as curriculum developers.

Master of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL)

  • Prepares you for a professional career in English language teaching.
  • Ideal for teachers who want further specialization in the English as a Second Language field.
  • Develop excellent knowledge and practical skills to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Why choose this course?

TESOL is ideal if you have teaching qualifications and are considering a career change from within another educational context, or if you would like to better understand the language issues facing many migrant children or international students.

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Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019: $28,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020: $29,900 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated May 22, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
July 15, 2019
Feb 24, 2020
Duration
1.5 years
Full-time
Price
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