24 months
35700 AUD/year
28900 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Educational Leadership program at Monash University is designed for aspiring and practising leaders across educational settings. The range of unit offerings will enhance your capacity to act critically, creatively, and innovatively to address the challenges posed in an increasingly complex, diverse, and technologically rich world. 

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You will develop the professional knowledge and skills required to lead in a globalised world and to think beyond borders in order to make a difference. You will explore and understand educational leadership from diverse contexts.

Various constructs of leadership will be considered including traditional and emergent leadership theories, cultural manifestations of leadership,the role of social justice in educational settings, and persistent challenges facing leaders. You will gain an understanding of how leadership interacts with and responds to the dynamics of policy, politics, and power in differing contexts and how this shapes education and learning. You will expand on your learning through selecting units tailored to your interests.

Outcomes of the Educational Leadership program at Monash University  

Enhance your capacity to think and act critically, creatively, and innovatively by exploring cutting-edge issues and research crucial to future leaders in education. Immerse yourself in a project tailored to your specific interests, which will deepen and enhance your learning.

You will become a leader that seeks to develop yourself and others to reach their full potential.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interacting with research in education contexts
  • Investigating education issues in global contexts
  • Educational leadership for social justice
  • Policy, politics and power
  • Educational leadership inquiry 
  • Educational leadership in international contexts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 0101139

Entry level 1:

  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 2:

  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years relevant professional experience.


  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a credit (60%) average.


  • A bachelor (honours) degree and/or graduate certificate and/or graduate diploma (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28900 AUD per year during 24 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.


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