Educational Leadership and Management

La Trobe University

24 months
31400 AUD/year
20000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Take your career to the next level with the Master of Educational Leadership and Management offered at La Trobe University.

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The Master of Educational Leadership and Management  offered at La Trobe University  prepares you with the skills you need to pursue roles as a leader and manager in a range of educational settings. Gain knowledge of research, help improve student learning and understand how theory intersects with educational management best practice.

 Career outcomes

Successful graduates will be ready to apply for roles including:

School principal
  • Use your knowledge and expertise to lead the delivery of high-quality educational outcomes for students.
  • Lead, inspire, manage and develop staff to fulfil their potential and achieve optimal standards.
  • Engage with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Human resource professional
  • Be responsible for providing effective leadership to develop systems and processes for meaningful work, growth and respond to change initiatives.
Course project manager
  • Assist with the design, delivery and management of programs to achieve your educational organisation's goals.
  • Help improve student outcomes by training relevant staff.
  • Liaise with management and all other stakeholders.
Lead teacher
  • Demonstrate initiative in leading high performing diverse teams that engage in critical reflective practice for improved student learning.
  • Engage with the school community and other stakeholders.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • International Education Policy and Management
  • Leadership and Team Building 
  • Managing Organisational Change
  • Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Building Strategic Organisational Partnerships 
  • Curriculum Development and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 031707G

  • A three or four-year Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent. If you have a four-year Bachelor of Education, an Honours degree or a relevant specialist Graduate Diploma from a recognised university or institution, you may be eligible for Advanced Standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) may be available.


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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