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Postgraduate

Master of Education

MEd(Curtin) - 311992

Humanities

The Master of Education enables you to extend your studies in education, building on the knowledge and understanding you developed in your initial teaching degree. 

The course consists of a core research component involving research preparation and a dissertation together with a coursework component. You are able to pursue areas of individual interest through the units Independent Study 691 or Professional Practice 624. Subject to approval by the head of school, you may substitute two additional optional coursework units for the core research component, Masters Dissertation 696. 

If you aim to undertake doctoral level study in the future you are required to complete the research dissertation. Graduates of the research stream are expected to be able to plan and conduct research, develop and/or evaluate projects with a high degree of initiative, independence and resourcefulness.

Career opportunities

National and state initiatives are emphasising the importance of continuing professional learning for qualified teachers. Postgraduate qualifications in education are now favourably considered in applications for promotion in school systems.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis. Alternative formal professional development experiences are considered when determining recognition of prior learning.

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Entry requirements:

 An education/teaching degree assessed as being the equivalent of a four-year Australian degree*.

*A four year degree in education is normally a Bachelor of Education, a four-year combined/double education degree, or a three-year degree in a non-education discipline plus a minimum one-year teaching qualification.

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time or part-time

Study:

Mixed on- and off-campus or fully online

Duration:

Expected completion: 1 years

Notes:

Not all units are offered every semester and the availability of off-shore study cannot be assured for all units.

Fees (indicative only)

Year Student type Cost
2014 Domestic Fee Paying $16,200*

* Based on a full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

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2013 entry requirements:

A four-year degree in education or a three-year bachelor degree in a non-education discipline plus a teaching qualification such as a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education).

Those who do not meet this requirement may be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

Fully online

Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Other notes:

Not all units are offered every semester and the availability of off-shore study cannot be assured for all units.

Fees for 2013:

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

2014 entry requirements:

A four-year degree in education or a three-year bachelor degree in a non-education discipline plus a teaching qualification such as a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education).

Those who do not meet this requirement may be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

Fully online

Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Other notes:

Not all units are offered every semester and the availability of off-shore study cannot be assured for all units.

Fees for 2014:

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

CRICOS: 004005G

This page was last updated on 01 October 2013