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What will I learn?

Provides an opportunity for those involved in educational practice to undertake advanced coursework and research in a field of particular interest.

The course prepares students to inquire into the nature of educational problems and generate new knowledge which can be used to enhance policy and practice. When undertaking research, students are encouraged to become involved in applied research which attempts to provide solutions to the problems faced by learners, teachers, administrators, consultants and policy-makers.

Course structure

  • RES5101 Research Preparation: Methods of Research
  • EDU6185 Research Preparation: Reviewing the Literature
  • EDU6186 Research Preparation: Developing a Research Topic
  • EDU6195 Advanced Seminar
  • EDU6200 Master of Education: Thesis

Which department am I in?

School of Education

CRICOS

075286E

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,550.00 (17,53,772) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,550

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

Start date

18 July 2022, 1 February 2023, 17 July 2023

Venue

Mount Lawley Campus

2 Bradford Street,

MOUNT LAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6050, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional (work) experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

For international students

All applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Education. Alternatively applicants can have a Bachelor degree in any other field, plus extensive professional experience, or have three years of teacher training, plus extensive professional experience.

Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline; or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0;
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5.0 or better.
  • TOEFL - Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17.

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

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About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Edith Cowan University is in the top 2.5 percent of world universities in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • Among world’s top 100 best young universities (THE 2021)
  • Offers a range of industry-relevant programmes
  • World-class research profile
  • Enjoys broad industry connections

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