Master of Education


This program is designed to develop and support the careers of trained teachers who are teaching professionals, educational administrators, researchers and policymakers.

You can choose to complete your course with units of study that suit your interests from our field offerings, including educational management and leadership, educational psychology, international education, special and inclusive education, sports coaching, and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

If you're seeking a professional teaching qualification and hold a bachelor's degree in another discipline, please refer to the Master of Teaching.

The Masters degree in Education is a respected postgraduate qualification, enabling you to specialize academically in education, or further your career in education or another career of your choice. This degree is a flexible course with a choice of modules that allows you to tailor the qualification according to your interests. You can choose to specialize in linguistics, inclusive practice, or leadership and management, all of which draw on the research strengths of the Faculty of Education and Language Studies.

Throughout this degree you’ll engage with debates and issues in the area of education relevant to your area of interest. Course work will encourage you to consolidate your understanding of educational issues with relevant professional and academic research. As part of the assessment process, you’ll conduct a literature review of a topic of your choice, which involves writing a final paper. You’ll also undertake a one-year research inquiry or professional project, which comprises the final module of your degree.