M.Ed. On Campus


University of Adelaide

24 months
36500 AUD/year
26000 AUD/year
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The Education program from the University of Adelaide is designed for school leaders, teachers, educational consultants and professionals working in the education sectore seeking to expand their expertise and lead educational change.  

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This flexible Education program from the University of Adelaide focuses on six specialisations and electives to meet your professional learning needs. 

What will you do?

We offer six areas of specialisation:

  • Educational Leadership and Innovation 

Study leadership and management theory in depth and consider how it can be applied to lead educational change.

  • Wellbeing

Examine evidence-based approaches to wellbeing support—a key knowledge area for all educators.

  • Entrepreneurship Education

Explore entrepreneurship and innovation and its impact on education, schools and systems.

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Investigate issues, opportunities and student engagement in STEM areas.

  • English Language Teaching (ELT/TESOL)

Learn the latest strategies for effective English Language Teaching.

  • Research

Strengthen your educational research skills and understandings, with opportunities to go on to a PhD.

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate ready to pursue a rewarding education career outside of the school classroom. You could revolutionise the field with a new approach to assessment or integrated curriculums. 

You might want to teach English to adults or work in higher education. Perhaps you’ll be an education consultant or transition into research and publish your own book.

Note: This degree does not provide a recognised qualification for teaching in schools. For this pathway see our Master of Teaching.

Career Readiness

This degree provides advanced career options for educators and allows experienced teachers to enhance their existing qualifications to pursue senior policy and consulting roles. It gives trainers across various industries the ability to teach in higher education, including the TAFE and university sectors, and work as education consultants.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership in Diverse Contexts 
  • Research Design 
  • Wellbeing in Education 
  • Mixed Methods Research 
  • Education Policies & Systems  
  • Curriculum Development and Innovation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS: 073131G 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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