Master of Educational Studies

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points


Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

Why choose this program?

The Master of Educational Studies provides advanced, professionally oriented studies for practising teachers, administrators, non-government education providers, and vocational, adult and continuing education professionals.

This degree gives students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of wide-ranging topics which affect educational settings globally. The degree will offer significant professional advantage in career advancement and/or broadening career options.


  • Autism Studies
  • Children, early childhood and identity
  • Leadership, policy and social transformations
  • Teaching English as a second language (TESOL)
  • Training and development.
  • Special needs and intervention Education
  • Youth, digital culture and new learning

This program is not an initial teacher education program and will not lead to registration as a teacher in Queensland schools.

Attendance information

The Master of Educational Studies is offered on -campus in intensive or full-time modes at the Mt Gravatt campus.

Student Income Support

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.

Work-integrated learning

The Community Internship course is available to all Masters students who have completed an undergraduate degree. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop a range of professional and personal skills while making a difference in their community through combining volunteering with academic learning through a community internship organised either by the University or the student may use a current volunteering activity for the 50-hour minimum volunteering component of the course.

My career opportunities

Successful completion of the program will equip graduates for a rewarding and productive career in a range of educational settings, enabling graduates to work within Australia and throughout the world.

A variety of employment opportunities await graduates such as leading curriculum innovators, learning and teaching specialists, learning support teachers, educational administration, training and development, leading teacher, educational management consultant, teacher in adult and community education, specialist practitioner consultant, policy and planning officer, education officer, school principal, vice-principal and lecturer/tutor.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

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.

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
  • A fee-paying postgraduate 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 Educational Studies (5668)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 21.0 $262.50 $21,000.00
2019 Fee Band 20.0 $250.00 $20,000.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

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.

Further information