Master of Education

Program code

5735

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 years full-time
4 years part-time (online only)

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

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

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

0100672

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

Standard program

To be eligible for the award of Master of Education (MEd), a student must successfully complete 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • 40 credit points of core courses;
  • 40 credit points for one major or 40 credit points from across the majors;
  • 40 credit points for a second major, electives or the dissertation pathway;
  • 40 credit points of core educational research courses.

Advanced standing

To be eligible for the award of Master of Education (MEd), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must successfully complete 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • 40 credit points of core educational research courses;
  • 40 credit points for one major or 40 credit points from across the majors;
  • 40 credit points for a second major, electives or the dissertation pathway.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Education (MEd), a student admitted with 80 credit points of advanced standing must successfully complete 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • 40 credit points of core educational research courses;
  • 40 credit points for one major or 40 credit points from across the majors or the dissertation pathway.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Exit points

Standard program students must successfully complete 40 credit points of core courses to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Education (3369).

Standard program students must successfully complete 40 credit points of core courses and a listed 40 credit point major to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Educational Studies (4205).

Students with 40 credit points of advanced standing may exit with the following awards:

  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies (3270) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Autism Studies major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Career Development (3365) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Career Development major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (3327) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Early Childhood Education and Care major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership (3230) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Educational Leadership major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology (3367) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Educational Technology major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Learning and Professional Development (3362) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Learning and Professional Development major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Special Needs Education (3020) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Special Needs Education major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (3016) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages major.
  • Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing in Education (3368) after successfully completing the 40 credit point Wellbeing in Education major.

Students with 80 credit points of advanced standing must successfully complete 40 credit points of core educational research courses to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research (3366).

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.