Master of Education

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points


Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher


Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

Why choose this program?

The revised Master of Education will be offered from 2020.

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.

Depending on your career aspirations and interests, you can complete majors in the following areas:

  • Autism Studies
  • Career Development (from Trimester 3-2020)
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Technology
  • Learning and Professional Development
  • Special Needs Education
  • Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Wellbeing in Education

Attendance information

Flexible study options include online or on-campus study in intensive, full-time or part-time modes where the program structure allows.

My career opportunities

Successful completion of the program will equip graduates for a rewarding and productive career in a range of educational settings, meeting individual professional learning and research development needs and 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.

Pathways to further study

This Masters includes a dissertation pathway. The dissertation can provide a pathway to higher degree research studies.

To be eligible for entry into the Doctor of Education (6022) or the Doctor of Philosophy (6001), you must meet the admission requirements for the research degree.