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University of Newcastle

M.Ed. On Campus Online
12 months
34750 AUD/year
20505 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If you are a practising education professional with a desire to develop an advanced understanding of your area of expertise and professional qualifications then the Master of Education from University of Newcastle is the program for you.

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This Master of Education 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 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.


The University of Newcastle’s Master of Education prepares you with the skills and knowledge to build on your current teaching experience and pursue a career in educational leadership. 

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 language, geography, computing and history, secondary maths, physics and chemistry
  • Leadership, Coordination, Specialist or Professional Development positions in school systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aboriginal Foundation Studies 
  • Contemporary Aboriginal Studies 
  • Aboriginal Education 1st World Policy/Third World Outcomes 
  • Specialist Studies in Society & Culture, Aboriginal Studies and Studies of Religion 
  • Contemporary Issues and Early Childhood 
  • Advanced Studies in Education 
  • Decolonisation: An Australian Context

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.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096748F

  • Bachelor Honours Degree in education/teaching OR
  • 4-year Bachelor Degree in education/teaching OR
  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a relevant field OR
  • 3-year Bachelor Degree in education/teaching or a related discipline, plus 2 years' experience working in a relevant field including: CV outlining relevant work experience in a relevant field; and Statement(s) of Service confirming two (2) years of experience in a relevant field OR
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma in education/teaching with significant teaching experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34750 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34750 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20505 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20505 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.


We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.

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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