Postgraduate course

Master of Education (Coursework)

Explore critical issues in educational practice, policy and research through completion of coursework.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

M1208

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

1.5

Selection rank

CRICOS code

002997M
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To offer SimLabTM - simulated classroom teaching technology.

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Overview

This three-semester coursework degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to be a successful leader in the education sector, capable of addressing critical issues in educational practice, policy and research.

This course is designed for teachers, educational leaders, administrators, and other education professionals seeking to extend and deepen their expertise, professionals with education roles seeking professional development and renewal, and those planning to proceed to the Doctor of Education.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enhance your teaching, leadership and/or administration roles within the education field. You will be capable of planning and implementing educational projects, and leading complex educational initiatives.

8 reasons to study the Master of Education by Coursework at Murdoch

  • Study at the first university in Australia, and among only a few in the world, to offer the Tribes TLCTM Basic Course Certification as an accredited postgraduate unit.
  • Be mentored by our experienced teaching professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible educator.
  • Specialise your degree depending on your area of focus and interest.
  • Undertake a research-based project in an area of interest.
  • Choose full-time, part-time, on-campus or online options to help you fit study into your working life. If you’re an international student, you’ll need to study full-time to meet your visa requirements.
  • Most of our classes take place after work hours during the week, starting after 4.30pm or intensive classes in school holidays.
  • Get involved in free workshops and seminars to help you with writing, statistics and data analysis, ethics, how to run surveys and research as a postgraduate student.
  • You’ll be taught by leading academics who have worked in industry.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • theories and concepts and their relevance to professional practice
  • educational research principles and methods
  • plan and research an area of interest or profession focus.

Your career

As a Murdoch education masters graduate, you’ll join an established group of educators who are resilient, confident and making a real difference every day, both locally and around the world.

Professional recognition

This course does not constitute a teaching qualification and is not accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA).

Teachers may use completion of units as evidence of professional learning for registration and re-registration.

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
Available Not Available
Internal External
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
View the dates for our teaching periods

Structure

To help plan the structure of your course, search for our suggested course plans.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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