24 months
36400 AUD/year
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If you have a background in teaching or educational administration, or have a professional interest in education, this Master of Education (Research) offered at La Trobe University has been designed for you.  

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The Master of Education (Research) program offered at La Trobe University 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.

Programme Structure

Areas of research expertise included:

  • adult learning
  • applied linguistics
  • cross-cultural communication
  • innovative curriculum and effective classrooms  
  • e-learning pedagogies
  • leadership and management
  • international education and globalisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 017544F 
  • Prerequisites
  • In order to apply for Masters by research candidature, you will normally require either:
  • the satisfactory completion of an Australian Bachelor's degree with an honours year with at least an H2A result in the relevant disciplineor
  • a qualification of La Trobe University or a recognised tertiary institution which is deemed by the Board of Graduate Research to be equivalent to the qualification specified in (a) aboveor
  • a Bachelor's degree without honours strengthened by additional qualifications or the demonstrated possession of research skills or publications of an especially meritorious nature, approved by the Board of Graduate Research as an acceptable basis for admission to candidature. Some additional preliminary studies may need to be undertaken.
  • English language requirement
  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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