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Education (Research) 

University of Canberra

M.Ed. On Campus
24 months
Duration
28500 AUD/year
22800 AUD/year
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About

If you are a graduate with education experience who is looking to expand your expertise in research, this Master of Education (Research) from University of Canberra will provide you with the critical research skills you need for either career advancement in education-focused fields or as a stepping stone to doctoral research.  

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Overview

Depending on your previous research training, this flexible course provides you with the option of concentrating on a thesis alone, or undertaking a combination of postgraduate coursework along with a thesis. 

If you embark upon a blended path, you will cover a critical overview of research perspectives and practices, with particular reference to education and learning, reading and critiquing research reports, communicating the results of research, and conducting practical and ethical research. 

You will also be introduced to a variety of research practices, such as survey research, case study, discourse analysis and ethnography. Whichever route you choose, you will graduate ready for future success in either a senior professional role in an education-focused field or in educational research. 

As a Higher Degree by Research (HDR), this course is covered under the Australian Government's Research Training Program (RTP) funding model, which provides a fee offset for domestic students for the standard duration of the course.

Study a Master of Education (Research) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • embark on a Research Education Program for superior knowledge of research principles and methods
  • acquire outstanding cognitive, technical and creative abilities to engage in independent research
  • critically investigate a personal area of interest in education
  • demonstrate your communication skills by presenting a strong and sustained argument through reporting. 

Career opportunities

  • Principal
  • Deputy principal
  • Executive teacher
  • Education policy adviser
  • Senior curriculum developer
  • Research officer
  • Lecturer
  • Sessional academic

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Research Perspectives
  • Master of Education Thesis Type 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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).
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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.
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More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four year undergraduate degree in Education or a three year degree and a one year graduate diploma in a related area, or academic qualifications deemed equivalent with above average performance, and demonstrated capacity and/or aptitude for research. 
  • Two years of relevant work experience would be an advantage. Students without research training units in their previous studies will be advised to undertake the combined coursework/research training option in the course.
CRICOS Code: 035365D 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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