Master of Education


Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

  • 100% online, no on-campus commitments.
  • Drive change and lead with confidence.
  • Complete in a little as 16 months, part-time.
  • Two specialisations offered.

Basic Information

  • Duration: 16 months, part-time
  • Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify
  • Study periods: January, March, April, July, September, November
  • Fees: $2450 per unit
  • Units: 8

Lead the future of education

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. Choose from one of two specialisations: 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.

Fast Facts:

  • Graduate in just 16 months part-time.
  • Start studying in any one of our six intakes.
  • Study on an engaging, social learning environment.
  • 100% online study, with no on-campus commitments.
  • Gain a qualification from a globally ranked university.
  • Access a dedicated Student Support Advisor, five days a week.
  • Equivalent to an on-campus qualification.
  • Exit early and still gain a qualification.

Entry requirements:

To qualify for entry to the Master of Education online, you must have:

  • four-year Bachelor degree in Education from any Australian university or equivalent; OR
  • an undergraduate degree and a fourth-year level teaching qualification from any Australian university or equivalent AND
  • MUST be a registered teacher.

Non-standard language admission requirements for international students (IELTS) with an overall score of 7.5 or equivalent.

Please note: you must be a registered teacher to be eligible for this course.

Prepare for a diverse career in education

Students can choose one of two specialisations (Educational Leadership or Educational Wellbeing) or alternatively, choose to study more broadly by selecting four elective units from across the specialisations.

Educational Leadership

Drive leadership and business strategies in an education setting and manage people, time and resources to improve education outcomes with confidence.

Educational Wellbeing

Bring positive change to the education system with a specialisation in teacher and student welfare.

Why study your MEd online with Southern Cross?

Watch the Master of Education’s course coordinator, Dr Anne Bellert discuss the benefits of further study for teachers and educational professionals.

What you can study

Delivered fully online, this Masters degree in education offers a broad range of study options throughout the program.

Part A – The core units

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

Part B – Specialisation: Educational Leadership

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Human Resource Management
  • The Positive Leader
  • Evaluation for Improved Teaching and Learning

OR Part B – Specialisation: Educational Wellbeing

  • Valuing Diversity
  • Educational Support in Difficult Times
  • Educational Leadership and Wellbeing
  • Enhancing Student Wellbeing

Flexible exit options

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Education after completing the four core units.

Last updated Jan 2020

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