Postgraduate major

International Education

Are you passionate about the International Baccalaureate (IB) and international schooling? Take your career global with a major in international education.

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Overview

Travel, live and work almost anywhere in the world with a qualification in international education.

In this major, you’ll learn the history and development of International Education as a field of study, including a range of international curriculum models and practices.

You’ll be introduced to the essential elements of the International Baccalaureate suite of programmes, including primary years, middle years and diploma programmes.

Upon completion you’ll also have gained a solid understanding of teaching, learning and working in culturally diverse environments – from school to university, including international, transnational education, study of languages, vocational and professional workplace learning.

Throughout the course, you’ll also develop a teaching portfolio and have opportunities to observe and converse with international school teachers and leaders.

The major is designed for teaching professionals and is authorised and aligned to the IB Teaching and Learning Certificate.

3 reasons to study International Education at Murdoch University

  • Our part-time, on-campus or online options help you fit study into your working life.
  • Be mentored by our experienced teaching professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible educator.
  • You’ll have dedicated Student Success Advisors to help you along your postgraduate journey.

What you’ll learn

  • The theory, practice and history of international education
  • The internationalisation of education in a variety of contexts
  • How to plan for own professional growth in international education

Your future career

Upon completing this major you could work in a range of settings including international schools throughout the world such as International Baccalaureate schools and those schools internationalising the curriculum.

Professional recognition

This major has been authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB). On completion, students will be eligible to receive a Teaching and Learning Certificate from the International Baccalaureate.
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission to the Master of Education (Coursework) and on completion receive the IB Advanced Certificate of Teaching and Learning.

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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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
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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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