M.Ed. Online

Master of Leading Education (Accelerated Online)

Edith Cowan University

16 months
20480 AUD/year
20480 AUD/year
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For leaders who want to empower staff to excel, students to shine and organisations to thrive, the Master of Leading Education (Accelerated Online) course is offered at Edith Cowan University.


Accelerated and 100% online, the Master of Leading Education (Accelerated Online) from Edith Cowan University is for current and future school leaders who want to further develop their skills, drive improvement and create positive outcomes for their students, organisation and communities.

Excellent leadership skills are crucial for those wanting to drive improvement and increase the effectiveness of an organisation. In times of unprecedented change and a climate of increased public accountability in the education sector, this course will instil in you the confidence to strategically lead your people and organisation to enhance learning outcomes for students and increase engagement with your school community.

What you will study

The Master of Education (Leading Education), comprises four core units of study and four specialisation units of study.

Through this advanced coursework, you will deepen your understanding of the latest research in educational leadership and critically reflect on your own leadership practice. You will be able to drive continuous improvement across pedagogical practices, assessment strategies, educational leadership, learning outcomes, community engagement and performance in your educational organisation.

Grow Your Network

ECU has a large professional teacher and education network, putting you in good company to connect, collaborate and network with experienced and passionate peers globally. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Education in a Global Context
  • Assessment in Education: Policies, Pedagogy and Equity
  • Inquiry-Based Practice
  • Advanced Seminar
  • Leading Under Challenging Circumstances
  • Leading for Improvement

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


8 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To gain entry into the Master of Education (Leading Education) you will have a Bachelor of Education or a Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching. You will also be required to meet English Language Requirements (Band 4).
  • Special entry may be considered for students with a Bachelor level degree in another area or a three-year trained teacher, both supported by extensive professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20480 AUD per year during 16 months.
  • National

    20480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20480 AUD per year during 16 months.

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