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.

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 017544F 

  • The minimum academic requirement for entry to a Masters by research at La Trobe is a three year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline completed within the last ten years with a weighted average mark in the final year of 65 or above.

Tuition Fee

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    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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