1 year

Starting Date

February, August

Tuition Fee



Canberra, Australia/Blended

CRICOS Code: 054827K

Admission Requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in education or a three-year undergraduate degree plus a one-year graduate diploma in education, and in either case a minimum of three years professional experience in an educational context; OR
  • A three-year undergraduate degree in education or a cognate discipline deemed equivalent by the University Admissions Committee, and in either case a minimum of four years professional experience in an educational context.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 58

The program

Engaging and flexible, the course can be taken either full-time or part-time, and tailored to meet your individual professional needs, with your study culminating in the presentation of a substantial piece of scholarship.

You will be required to offer an evidence-based analysis on a topic relevant to your field of practice which you will then present as part of a group-based capstone unit. Upon graduation, you will be well-positioned for additional postgraduate education study, career progression within your own workplace, or ready to succeed in a new role as a senior education professional.

Study a Master of Education at University of Canberra and you will:

  • understand the contemporary developments that have an impact across a variety of professional practice fields in education
  • examine the globalised character of educational theory, curriculum development, policy and practice
  • develop the capacity to analyse and critique professional knowledge
  • analyse how globalisation’s interdependent economic, political, cultural and technological dimensions affect education
  • review research perspectives and practices in the social sciences and humanities, with particular reference to education and communication.

Courses Included

  • Educating Globally
  • Education Research Perspectives
  • Contemporary Education Conference
  • Reflection on Educational Practice
  • Educational Leadership and Change
  • Educating for Sustainable Worlds
  • Engaging Communities in Change

Career Opportunities

  • Principal
  • Deputy principal
  • Head of department
  • Executive teacher
  • Year adviser
  • Schools policy adviser

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