Education (Research)

La Trobe University

12 months
34000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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If you have a background in teaching or educational administration, or have a professional interest in education, this Education (Research) offered at La Trobe University has been designed for you.


Education (Research) offered at La Trobe University  program is available by a combination of coursework and a minor thesis, or by thesis only.

Career outcomes

    This degree will allow you to pursue advanced research within academic research, higher education, or secure employment opportunities within research centres, government or the corporate world. It can also serve as a pathway into a PhD.

  • RED Team

Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.

  • Mentoring

We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.

  • Industry internships

We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.

  • Our researchers

A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.

Programme Structure

Areas of research expertise include:

  • adult learning
  • applied linguistics
  • cross-cultural communication
  • innovative curriculum and effective classrooms
  • e-learning pedagogies
  • leadership and management
  • international education and globalisation
  • science and mathematics education
  • policy research and evaluation
  • teacher education
  • special education
  • student advocacy and wellbeing
  • further
  • technical and higher education.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




On Campus

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 017544F

  • You must have an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian Permanent Residents enrolled in a higher degree by research will not normally pay tuition fees, as fees for graduate research degrees are covered by the Australian Government's Research Training Program (RTP).


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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