12 months
35600 AUD/year
26500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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With the General education studies program at Monash University you'll engage with current educational debate and interact with research in meaningful ways to advance your skills and knowledge across educational contexts.  

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The General education studies program at Monash University  addresses the professional learning needs of educators, educational administrators, managers, policy makers and others interested or involved in learning and education in the wider community. Step beyond where you are now and position yourself as a thought leader, as you connect with research excellence and transform how you practice.

You’ll broaden your knowledge of key learning constructs, advance your capacity as a professional inquirer and deepen your professional learning in one of the following specialisations:

  • Digital learning
  • Early childhood education  
  • General education studies
  • Inclusive and special education

In the Master of Education you can graduate with a broadly applicable qualification by choosing general education studies, or you can choose one of the three other specialisations and graduate with a qualification highlighting your particular expertise. All specialisations have elective options, to allow you to further focus on your desired professional outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interacting with research in education contexts
  • Investigating education issues in global contexts
  • Action research in contemporary educational contexts 
  • Education in contemporary contexts 
  • Enhancing education to work transitions and employability
  • Promoting and sustaining social and emotional learning in educational contexts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 078862J  

Entry level 1:

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 2:

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience


  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Education or a related discipline as relevant to the specialisation with at least a credit (60%) average


  • A four-year Australian undergraduate honours degree or an Australian graduate certificate or an Australian graduate diploma (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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