1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time (online only)
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.
If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
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).
An International student is one who is not:
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
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 29.0||$362.50||$29,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 27.5||$343.75||$27,500.00|
If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.
The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.
If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.
If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.