24 months
29760 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Shape the future of education by promoting research, learning and change with this Master of Education from RMIT University.   

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The Master of Education from RMIT University  is designed for education professionals wanting to advance their skills, knowledge and career by contributing to Educational Research.

Through our program you will develop advanced research principles and methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in education. By completing a thesis or project, you will contribute new knowledge to the field and investigate how this knowledge informs action and impacts change. 

Our individually supervised programs will provide you access to key industry partnerships and the ability to collaborate with other researchers.


A Master of Education by Research will help you secure research-orientated employment and work in academia. This degree also provides opportunities for employment in research centres and institutes as well as senior leadership and management positions in a variety of government, corporate and education environments.

Programme Structure

Research programs are available in:

  • primary education
  • secondary education
  • early childhood education 
  • information and communication technology (ICT) and educational curriculum
  • higher education 
  • discipline-specific areas – literacy, numeracy, science, arts and creative arts, social science, curriculum design and sustainability. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start date: Continuous  


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.
  • CRICOS number: 079692C    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29760 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic: Research Training Scheme

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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