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If you are an Education graduate looking to take your career to the next level, this Master of Education at University of Canberra will provide you with a deepened knowledge of the issues affecting modern education. You will explore areas including contemporary theory, critical research and the effects of globalisation on the reconfiguring of the education sector.

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UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

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Engaging and flexible, the course can be taken either full-time or part-time, and tailored to meet your individual professional needs, with your study culminating in the presentation of a substantial piece of scholarship. 

You will be required to offer an evidence-based analysis on a topic relevant to your field of practice which you will then present as part of a group-based capstone unit. Upon graduation, you will be well-positioned for additional postgraduate education study, career progression within your own workplace, or ready to succeed in a new role as a senior education professional.

Study a Master of Education at University of Canberra and you will:

  • understand the contemporary developments that have an impact across a variety of professional practice fields in education
  • examine the globalised character of educational theory, curriculum development, policy and practice
  • develop the capacity to analyse and critique professional knowledge
  • analyse how globalisation's interdependent economic, political, cultural and technological dimensions affect education
  • review research perspectives and practices in the social sciences and humanities, with particular reference to education and communication.

Career opportunities

  • Principal
  • Deputy principal
  • Head of department
  • Executive teacher
  • Year adviser
  • Schools policy adviser

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Educating Globally
  • Education Research Perspectives
  • Contemporary Education Conference
  • Reflection on Educational Practice
  • Educational Leadership and Change
  • Educating for Sustainable Worlds
  • Engaging Communities in Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in education or a three-year undergraduate degree plus a one-year graduate diploma in education, and in either case a minimum of three years professional experience in an educational context; OR
  • A three-year undergraduate degree in education or a cognate discipline deemed equivalent by the University Admissions Committee, and in either case a minimum of four years professional experience in an educational context.
CRICOS Code: 054827K


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