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Education, M.Ed.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
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.

Overview

 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.

Career 

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.

Accreditation

Units in this course are aligned with the national professional standards of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    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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General Requirements

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.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3150 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3150 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    2450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2450 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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