What will I learn?

In this degree, you will develop an in-depth understanding of educational problem-solving in the changing social, cultural and political contexts of education. Designed to meet the needs and aspirations of those working in a broad range of educational settings, you will follow your own unique pathway of research-based study based on an area of professional interest.

You will learn to integrate contemporary research with your professional interests and develop and enhance your skills in the critical analysis of educational issues and practice. You will also expand your understanding of the nature of educational work and its social and cultural significance. As a graduate, you will be prepared for specialised practice in teaching and managerial careers in education.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for leadership and management positions in educational institutions and systems, and other organisations that run educational programs. You will also be prepared for working in research, policymaking and new information technologies.

Which department am I in?

Arts, Education and Law

CRICOS

082410C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,500.00 (US$ 22,247) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

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

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus,

Parklands Drive,

Queensland,

4222, SOUTHPORT, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,500.00 (US$ 22,247) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

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

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

Logan Campus

68 University Drive,

MEADOWBROOK,

Queensland,

4131, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must have a bachelor degree (or equivalent) with class I honours or class IIA honours; or a master degree (or equivalent) incorporating a significant research component; or a record of research, or a qualification granted by a professional or other body which is deemed to be of a standard comparable to a bachelor degree with class IIA honours. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no subscore less than 6.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 575 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 58 with no score less than 50 or ISLPR: no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR.

For international students

The formal admission requirements for this program are as follows:

  • a recognised bachelor degree with a suitable class of research honours (not less than an upper second) or its equivalent as determined by the Dean, Griffith Graduate Research School and professional engagement pertinent to the degree over a period totalling not less than three years.

The minimum English Language proficiency requirements for applicants to Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs are as follows: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on the IELTS (Academic) with no band score less than 6.0; OR a minimum score of 575 on the paper-based TOEFL including a score of no less than 5.0 on the TWE; OR a score of 79 on the internet-based (iBT) TOEFL with no sub-score less than 19; OR a score of no less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only); OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English); OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

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

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About Griffith University

Griffith University campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation.

  • Ranks in the top two per cent of universities in the world
  • Several of its subjects are placed among the top 50 worldwide
  • World class research in over 50 disciplines
  • Over 200,000 Griffith alumni are spread over 130 countries