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What will I learn?

Overview

If you have a background in teaching or educational administration, or have a professional interest in education, this course has been designed for you.

This program is available by a combination of coursework and a minor thesis, or by thesis only.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Industry internships

We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.

Areas of research expertise include:

  • Adult learning
  • Applied linguistics
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Innovative curriculum and effective classrooms
  • E-learning pedagogies
  • Leadership and management
  • International education and globalisation
  • Science and mathematics education
  • Policy research and evaluation
  • Teacher education
  • Special education
  • Student advocacy and wellbeing
  • Further
  • Technical and higher education.

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) are brief statements defining what students are expected to demonstrate they know and can do by the end of a course.

  • Competence in the design and conduct of a research project that incorporates methodological skills appropriate to the discipline and a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines.
  • Ability to provide a critical appraisal of relevant literature and available research, to appreciate and understand the relationship of the investigations undertaken to the wider field of knowledge in which these investigations are located, and to draw out the contribution to knowledge made by these investigations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the methodological techniques used in the research and any shortcomings associated with these techniques.
  • A satisfactory level of literary presentation reflecting an ability to communicate in a clear, concise and authoritative manner appropriate to the field of research and to the scholarly community to which it is addressed.

CAREER OUTCOMES

This degree will allow you to pursue advanced research within academic research, higher education, or secure employment opportunities within research centres, government or the corporate world. It can also serve as a pathway into a PhD.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of Education

CRICOS

017544F

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,400.00 (19,48,608) per year

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

Application deadline

Expected February 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 18 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,400.00 (19,48,608) per year

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

Application deadline

Expected February 2022

More details

Start date

8 November 2021

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent.If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may be considered in some instances. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - Overall score of 575 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English); TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

You must have an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

La Trobe College Australia ELICOS (LTCA): completion of EFS level 6B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

La Trobe College Australia Foundation Studies (LTCA): completion of Foundation studies with 70% in English (Academic Communication).

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 169 with no less than 169 in any component.

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

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About La Trobe University

Research carried out at La Trobe University is ranked among the top 1.4% in the world and the institute offers world-class facilities.

  • Professional teaching environments and links to industries
  • One-to-one support for international students on any issue
  • Career Ready team help students prepare post-graduation life
  • Melbourne is ranked as the fifth best student city in 2017