M.Ed. On Campus Online


University of Newcastle

12 months
36385 AUD/year
20510 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Education program from University of Newcastle will enhance your knowledge of education practice and theory, explore contemporary education issues, and connect you with the latest developments in the field. 


Upon graduation from the Education program from University of Newcastle you will be positioned as an educational leader and open diverse career pathways that will see you excel within the classroom or take you out of the classroom.

Graduates will join a community of highly accomplished and lead teachers using world-class research to improve the lives and learning of all children.

Career opportunities

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Education prepares you with the skills and knowledge to build on your current teaching experience and further your career in education. You will graduate with an advanced understanding of the values and ethical principles that underlie the broad field of education and the conduct of various research traditions in complex settings in an ethical, collaborative, professional and accountable manner. You will enter the professional workforce with the ability to articulate an educational perspective in regards to the broader community issues of ethical conduct, equity and social justice. 

Graduates can embark on some of the following career pathways:

  • Higher Education Teacher within TAFEs and university sectors
  • Education Consultant or Advisor within TAFEs, universities or schools
  • Specialist Teacher in areas such as TESOL and secondary maths
  • Leadership, Coordination, Specialist or Professional Development positions in school systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues and Early Childhood
  • Contemporary Issues in ICT and Education
  • Power and Pedagogy
  • ICT in Education
  • Digitally Supported Learning
  • Web 2.0 and Beyond
  • Supervision and Mentoring of Teachers
  • Educative Pedagogy for Instructional Leaders

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


80 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096748F

The Master of Education is an 80-unit postgraduate qualification for:

  • qualified teachers who wish to gain an additional teaching area in Mathematics or TESOL; or
  • qualified teachers who wish to undertake professional development.

Admission is available for applicants who have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:

Teacher Retraining

  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Education/Teaching; or
  • Bachelor Honours Degree in Education/Teaching; or
  • Bachelor Degree in Education/Teaching.

Professional Development

  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Education/Teaching; or
  • Bachelor Honours Degree in Education/Teaching; or
  • Bachelor Degree in Education/Teaching.

Relevant fields include education, teaching, training, tutoring, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36385 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36385 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20510 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20510 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 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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