1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
For Continuing Students Only
This degree delivers advanced professional learning for teachers and those with a professional involvement in education, including school bursars, school development officers and training personnel. It will help you develop greater expertise in educational practice or research and can contribute to current teachers' professional development requirements.
You can choose to specialise in one of three majors:
If a major is not offered at the campus of your enrolment and you do not want to or cannot study online, you may travel between campuses to undertake your studies.
There is also a General Studies pathway available that will allow you the flexibility to create a personalised program according to your interests.
As a graduate, you will be able to apply knowledge and skills in a range of contexts for professional practice or scholarship. Please note that this degree is not an initial teacher education program and will not lead to registration as a teacher in Queensland schools.
The Master of Education offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:
|If you have:||You may be eligible to complete this program in:|
| Bachelor of Education
Bachelor, any discipline AND work experience
|1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
| Bachelor Honours in Education
Graduate Certificate in Education
Graduate Diploma in Education
|1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)|
Flexible study options include online or on-campus study in intensive, full-time or part-time modes.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
You will be able to meet individual professional learning and research development needs. The degree also allows you to gain significant professional advantages in advancing your education career.
For students interested in undertaking doctoral studies, this program provides a pathway that articulates with the Master of Education and Professional Studies Research (5608) and onto the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Education (6022).
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 20.0||$250.00||$20,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 20.0||$250.00||$20,000.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.