• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Only for domestic

  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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.
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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.

Funding

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