This course is designed to produced leaders capable of addressing critical issues in educational practice, policy and research, predominantly through completion of a research dissertation.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
This three-semester research degree is designed to provide the education profession and the community in general with leaders capable of addressing critical issues in educational practice, policy and research. It is designed for teachers, educational leaders and administrators, and other education professionals who seek to extend and deepen their expertise in Education, professionals carrying out educational duties in other relevant fields who seek professional development and renewal, and those planning to proceed to higher degrees. In this research-classified course, you will undertake a research dissertation (24 points) and coursework (12 points).
This course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance your teaching, leadership and/or administration roles within the education field. On completion of this qualification, you will be eligible to enrol in a PhD.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Education
- Master of Education (Research) (MEd(Res))
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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Internet access is a requirement for all external students.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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