18 months
25568 AUD/year
4120 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Educational Leadership from the Australian Catholic University builds on the capabilities of current and aspiring educational leaders. 

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The course is designed to support participants with varying leadership aspirations and career circumstances. Taught by active researchers and experienced practitioners, this course explicitly integrates theory, theology, ethics, philosophy and research to enable you to improve your educational leadership practice.

You will explore the purpose and task of education, and Catholic education in particular, as well as theories of educational leadership, management and administration, and learn to apply them appropriately to your own school culture and context. 


The graduates of the Master of Educational Leadership from the Australian Catholic University  have pursued careers in:

  • management and administration
  • educational leadership
  • policy development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Learning in Catholic Educational Communities and Cultures
  • Educational Leadership as Vocation and Service
  • Integrating Capabilities for Renewal and Sustainability in Leadership
  • Leadership in Context: Educational Narratives and Literacies for Learning Communities
  • Data Information Systems: Using Research and Data for Learning
  • Leading Communities of Care and Wellbeing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 084793M, 099128K
  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of a:
  • Bachelor degree in Education or Bachelor degree and a recognised teaching qualification; or
  • Bachelor degree in an area other than Education.
  • Applicants must also have an IELTS overall score of 7.0, with an individual score of 6.0 in all tests.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25568 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25568 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4120 AUD per year during 18 months.

$4120 CSP$19608 Fee-paying

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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