Master of Education and Professional Studies Research

Program code

5608

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$29,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

CRICOS code

083101G

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1 2020

Applications close

Monday, 30 December 2019

Why choose this program?

This degree is a research program of advanced professional learning and will help you develop greater expertise in research. You will learn how to apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills in a range of contexts for research, scholarship and as a pathway for further learning. You will plan and execute a substantial piece of research, which is reported in the form of a dissertation. The dissertation will investigate a topic that is relevant to the student and would normally be expected to be approximately 30,000 words.

The program will give eligibility for further doctoral research. It is advisable to meet with the program convenor prior to enrolment.

Attendance information

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).

My career opportunities

Students who successful complete this degree will be eligible for entry into a doctoral program and for consideration for higher degree by research scholarships. The program will prepare you for a career in research-related work.

Please note this degree is not an initial teacher education program and will not lead to registration as a teacher in Queensland schools.

Pathways to further study

Students can progress to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Education (EdD) program after successfully completing the program at the required standard.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

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.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Education and Professional Studies Research (5608)

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 28.0 $350.00 $28,000.00
Changing programs

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.

Permanent resident status

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.

Further information