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Education (Research), M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
The University of New England is committed to maintaining its strong research culture, underpinned by high research training standards. The Master of Education (Research) Rules provide the framework for one of the University's AQF Level 9 awards. 


The Master of Education (Research) at University of New England  provides a program of independent, supervised research for high calibre graduates to make a substantial and original contribution to scholarship and mastery of an academic field of knowledge. The Master of Education (Research) is designed so graduates will undertake supervised study of which two thirds will be devoted to research, research training and independent study.

Career Opportunities

Research pathway which may lead directly into Doctoral programs.

Programme Structure

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • exhibit a mastery of an Education field of knowledge by: 
  • (a) having systematically acquired intellectual skill and experience that is grounded in contemporary developments in an Education field;
  •  (b) creating and communicating scholarship of a quality to satisfy peer review, extending the frontier of the field of knowledge and potentially meriting publication; and
  •  (c) demonstrating knowledge of research principles and methods applicable in advanced academic inquiry;

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 4 years Part-time
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 008627M

1. Admission to candidature in the degree of Master of Education (Research) (MEd(Res)) may be approved by the Committee only when the Head of School has:

(a) certified that the necessary facilities and appropriate support for the applicant undertaking the proposed Master of Education (Research) program are available; and

(b) nominated an appropriate Principal Supervisor and Co-supervisor(s) in accordance with Rule 5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24990 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24990 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
national fee- $2,904 per 6cp

Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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