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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.

Leadership and Management

Develop the expertise and skills of transformative leadership with advanced capability in critical analysis and evaluation, change, education and communication.

The Leadership and Management major provides opportunities for current and aspiring leaders working in formal education settings, human resources, policy development, community organisations or corporate sectors. JCU graduates have a deep understanding of areas such as educational leadership, transformative digital learning, and leading for change.

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

ED5881:03 Leading for Change in Curriculum and Pedagogy

ED5882:03 Transformative Digital Learning

OPTIONS

Select 6 credit points of specified subjects from List 1

List 1

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change

LB5500:03 Negotiation

LB5515:03 Workplace Conflict Management

LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis

LB5527:03 Conflict Coaching

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