• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Education in Higher Education from Flinders University provides candidates with opportunities to critically examine recent literature, engage in debate and reflection, and develop and apply in-depth knowledge of:

  • contemporary issues, priorities and contexts in higher education and their implications;
  • scholarly practice in higher education;
  • curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, policies and practices designed to improve learning outcomes in higher education;
  • methods for fostering interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships and working collaboratively;
  • research principles and methods and their application to higher education;
  • research principles and methods in the evaluation, design and completion of research into a current higher education issue.


Graduates are suitable for careers in a variety of positions within higher education and as advisers to government departments and other policy makers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Higher Education: A Global Context
  • Independent Research Study 
  • Approaches to Research
  • Assessment in Education
  • Higher Education: Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
  • Researching Higher Education from a Global Perspective

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification, and be employed in a teaching position in a higher education institution.

CRICOS Provider: 00114A

Tuition Fee

  • National

    18612 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18612 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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