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What will I learn?

Highlights

  • Ideal for educators who aspire to lead the transformation of STEM education in a school or other educational context.
  • Build conceptual connections within and between the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Why choose this course?

The Master of Education course is flexible and innovative and can be custom designed to your needs. Our world-class academics are leaders in their fields who will engage you in deep professional learning and reflection to expand your knowledge and skills.

The STEM in Education specialisation is ideal for educators who want to engage in professional learning to develop their STEM pedagogical content knowledge and skills. It caters for educators who:

  • are working across the age spectrum from early childhood to Year 12, and adult or workplace learning
  • have different levels of experience and responsibility
  • have varied levels of STEM pedagogical content knowledge, including qualified STEM educators, those teaching out-of-field, or educators in leadership positions
  • are professionals working in non-school contexts, such as curriculum developers.

Real-world learning

You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you.

You’ll be supported to fully participate in classes and workshops. The face-to-face workshops are scheduled at convenient times for teachers and other educators. You can choose to participate in these workshops as an online student if you are able to log in to our video conferencing technology at the scheduled times. Alternatively, you can access the recordings of the workshops at a more convenient time for you. There will be other opportunities to connect with your peers and tutors through scheduled support sessions using video-conferencing technology, or online discussion and collaboration forums.

Learn from the best

QUT’s teaching staff collectively represent a diverse range of STEM education knowledge, skills and experiences across a wide range of educational contexts. Many of these STEM educators are members of QUT’s STEM Education Research Group and are active in leading the advancement of STEM education and teacher professional learning, locally, nationally and internationally.

Careers and outcomes

This STEM in Education Specialisation can enhance outcomes for people in professional, schooling, and other contexts, including the ability to:

  • lead the transformation of STEM education in a school or other educational context
  • improve your pedagogical content knowledge in STEM, both within and between the disciplines
  • better prepare your students for careers of the 21st century
  • build your professional networks.

Early exit

You can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Education (STEM in Education) if you have completed the four specialisation units. You can exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Education following completion of any four masters units.

Research pathways

If you are interested in pursuing higher degree research it is recommended that you include 48 credit points of research units to build your capabilities.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education

CRICOS

081798G

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,600.00 (11,75,190) per year

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

Start date

18 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Venue

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,

KELVIN GROVE,

Queensland,

4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,600.00 (11,75,190) per year

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

Start date

18 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale). IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

1.5 year program

A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline.

1 year program

A recognised:

  • bachelor honours degree in teaching or education; or
  • bachelor degree in any discipline plus graduate certificate in teaching or education; or
  • graduate diploma (or higher qualification) in teaching or education; or
  • bachelor degree in teaching or education plus a minimum of two years full-time (or equivalent) work experience in teaching or education.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

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

Pathways options

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