12 months
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31505 AUD/year
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About

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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Overview

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.

Career

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

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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.
61 (required)

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

    31505 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31505 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17685 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17685 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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