Master Online

Education (generic and with specialisations)

12 months
23600 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
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If you're an education professional seeking to advance your knowledge and skills, and become a leader in education, the Education (generic and with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University is for you.   


Offered fully online, this degree supports and develops your career working across educational sectors and a range of contexts (including schools, adult education and early childhood settings).

The Education (generic and with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University provides opportunities to expand your professional knowledge and skills, and develop your leadership capabilities. The course has a strong emphasis on research embedded in professional practice.  

Online delivery gives you the freedom to study at a time and place that suit you. If you're working, you'll be able to apply what you learn directly to a professional setting. You can also speed up or slow down your study to meet your personal situation.

This course offers a general qualification, which allows you to select from a diverse range of subjects to meet your needs and interests, or you can choose a specialisation in one of the following areas: adult and vocational education, contemporary literacies, curriculum and professional practice, digital technology, early childhood leadership, educational leadership, educational research, higher education or Indigenous education.

To ensure the course content meets the needs of contemporary education professionals, this degree is regularly reviewed under the guidance of many advisory committees comprising school sector leaders, principals and teachers.

Charles Sturt University has a strong international reputation and research profile. You'll learn from leading educators who have made substantial contributions to research and curriculum development over many years.

Career opportunities

Charles Sturt University’s Master of Education (generic and with specialisations) provides a career-enhancing qualification that may lead to employment opportunities in Australia or overseas. You could pursue leadership positions or explore roles in other areas of education, such as a specialised teaching professional, policy maker, education administrator or educational researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Education Professionals 
  • Education Professionals for the Future 
  • Preparing a Literature Review  
  • Data-informed Practice
  • Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
  • Professional Practice in Education and Training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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 00005F 

  • Hold the degree of Bachelor of Education or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • Hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution with an end-on integrated professional teaching qualification (such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor of Teaching); or
  • Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Education on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will be eligible for admission to the Master of Education and receive credit for applicable subjects; or
  • Applicants for the Master of Education (Higher Education) specialisation must have completed 32 credit points from a postgraduate course (e.g. the equivalent of a Graduate Certificate) focused on Higher Education teaching, leadership and/or management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 12 months.


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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