12 months
29000 AUD/year
20000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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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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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

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

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

  • 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  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Indicative annual CSP student contribution amount $3,985

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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