Southern Cross University

M.Ed. Online
24 months
3300 AUD/module
2530 AUD/module
Tuition fee
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Advocate for better education. Shape the minds of tomorrow. Be a leading force in your industry. With a Master of Education from Southern Cross University, you’ll be prepared for all the challenges that come with a fulfilling career in education.


 Master of Education from Southern Cross University online course is designed to enhance the ability of professional educators. We understand that the education sector is constantly evolving, which is why our online Master of Education is structured to help you perform successfully as an educational leader in contemporary contexts.

This course offers specialisations in Educational Leadership and Educational Wellbeing.

With a curriculum tailored to your interests and career ambitions, you can choose to grow in the direction you’re most passionate about and build a rewarding future.


With an online Master of Education, your career prospects are endless. On completion, you’ll discover a wide range of senior teaching roles open to you. No matter where you envisage yourself in the education sector, a Master of Education can help you get there.

  • School principal – pave the way for future thinkers as the leader of your school. Whether in primary or secondary, the school principal is responsible for making important decisions and constantly advocating for the education of students.
  • Head of department – the skills provided by studying a Master of Education online will set you up to lead your department, make informed decisions in line with the curriculum, and provide guidance and instructional leadership to other teachers.
  • Academic – become a thought leader in education. Your strong understanding of educational research and the role of education could prepare you for a career exploring significant developments in education, training and development.
  • Educational consultant – harness the power of your practical and diverse expertise to influence community life on a local, state or federal level. Combine your education background with budget and stakeholder management to benefit society.
  • Curriculum developer – shape the future of education by designing innovative new curriculums to inspire and engage learners. Our online Master of Education prepares you to develop and deliver your own trainings, workshops, courses and curriculums.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Educational Leadership
  • Contemporary Educational Contexts
  • Leading Professional Learning
  • Educational Investigation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




96 alternative credits



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).
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider: 01241G

The minimum entry requirement for this course is:

  • a four year Bachelor degree in Education from any Australian University, or equivalent
  • an undergraduate degree and a fourth-year level teaching qualification from any Australian university, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3300 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3300 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2530 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2530 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fee is considered on a "per unit" basis.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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