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What will I learn?

What to expect

In this degree you will explore globalisation and leadership across a range of contexts and learning communities. An in-depth understanding of recent developments in education and professional practice will equip you to be a leader in your field.

Global Contexts

Students develop advanced knowledge and deep understanding of globalisation and culturally responsive educational practice applicable in today's interconnected world. The Global Contexts major provides graduates the ability to critically analyse and evaluate transformative education at the local, national and international level.

Graduates develop advanced knowledge of research principles, processes and practices applicable to global educational practices, processes and global citizenship.

Career Opportunities

JCU Master of Education graduates lead rewarding careers across a variety of roles.

Graduates work in leadership, education, communication, and sustainability in both public and private organisations.

You could find employment as a teacher, lecturer, corporate educator, community leader, policy officer, and other leadership roles in education.

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

AN5006:03 Asia Pacific Development: Culture and Globalisation

ED5883:03 Global Education

OPTIONS

Select 6 credit points of specified subjects from List 1

List 1

ED5882:03 Transformative Digital Learning

ED5912:03 Social Learning Perspectives for a Sustainable Future

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5306:03 International Human Resource Management

PL5110:03 Shifting Geopolitical Environments in Emerging States

Which department am I in?

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,080.00 (16,90,968) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

11 September 2022, 12 February 2023, 28 May 2023

More details

Start date

12 September 2022, 13 February 2023, 29 May 2023

Venue

Brisbane Campus

349 Queen Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,080.00 (16,90,968) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 July 2022, 26 February 2023

More details

Start date

25 July 2022, 20 February 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science with a minimum GPA of 5.5 (70%); or equivalent.

For international students

An AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline other than education, with a minimum 2 years professional work experience in education; or

An AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in education, or

An AQF level 8 Graduate Certificate in education from one of the following JCU courses: Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability; Graduate Certificate in Research Methods [Education]; Graduate Certificate in Career Development; Graduate Certificate in Catholic Education; Graduate Certificate in Education (Academic Practice); or

An AQF level 8 Graduate Diploma in education, or

An AQF level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree in a discipline other than education, with a minimum 2 years experience working as a professional educator in a management, leadership or supervisory position; or

An AQF level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a discipline other than education, with a minimum 2 years experience working as a professional educator in a management, leadership or supervisory position; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.

IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world
  • Rated world-class or better in 83 per cent of research areas
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills