Master of Education (MEDF)

General

Program Description

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Further your teaching career

Educators play a vital role in developing the capacity of citizens to use knowledge to learn, develop and participate in our contemporary world. The Master of Education aims to extend your expertise, helping you to become a leader in Education. It is also offered completely online, giving you the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime.

Majors

  • Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Career Development
  • Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership
  • Leading and Managing Educational Organisations
  • Multicultural Education
  • Online and Distributed Learning

Other specialisations are available within the Masters of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place) programme.

A significant component of your studies will be researching courses designed to expand your understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing multicultural communities. Choose between an Applied Research or Advanced Research project.

  • Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to solving current issues in the education environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace.

The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your educational interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to contemporary education, and develop professional research skills essential to undertake further learning. This specialisation offers a research-based pathway into a PhD, subject to meeting all entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

  • Approved bachelor degree, or equivalent, in education.
  • Candidates with a bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a non-related discipline may be eligible for entry into USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education. Upon completion and achievement of a minimum GPA of 4.0, they may apply for entry into the Master of Education.

English Language Requirements

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This programme requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language programme.

Cost & Fees

You are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

Miscellaneous

Study Mode

  • Online

Start

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units

  • 12 units

Duration

  • 1.5 years or part-time equivalent
Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

Are you thinking about studying in Australia? The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your study and career goals. USQ studen ... Read More

Are you thinking about studying in Australia? The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your study and career goals. USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, and a suite of support services to enhance your study experience. With students from more than 80 countries and internationally accredited degrees and programmes, you can choose to study on campus, external or online. Read less
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