• Application Deadline
  • 18 months


The Master of Education - Thesis and Coursework course at The University of Western Australia delivery arrangements are flexible and are particularly aligned with the needs of people in full time careers in the professions or management. Participants are encouraged to pursue coursework and research in their own particular areas of interest. 

This course introduces participants to theory as well as national and international educational practices that can be linked with their own experiences and, through dialogue and the sharing of ideas, enhance their knowledge and skills.

Career Pathways

Leaders and professionals in education, health, justice, government administration and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Research
  • Master's Thesis
  • Contemporary Reforms in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Education Law 
  • Advance Course in Rasch Measurement Theory
  • Integrating Pedagogy and Technology
  • Human Resource Development in Education
  • Leadership for Learning
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Approaches to Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • a bachelor's degree of this University; and
  •  completed a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and
  • either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty; 
  • the Bachelor of Education of this University; and
  • either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty; 
  • a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and
  • two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and
  • adequate research preparation
CRICOS: 003029G

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31596 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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