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What will I learn?

Overview

The UNSW Master of Education is a one-year full-time degree (or part-time equivalent) designed to enhance your career options and professional advancement opportunities. Graduates are equipped to progress into specialist fields of education or leadership roles within their existing fields, or into research degrees such as the PhD or EdD.

Key features

Flexible study options

The Master of Education can be completed fully online or via a combination of online and face to face courses. We’ve designed the program in a way that allows you to fit your study around your existing commitments – whether you have full-time work or caring responsibilities, or if you live further away from UNSW; our students benefit from flexible delivery which includes being able to choose from courses that are delivered online as well as school holiday intensive and evening classes.

Future careers

Like many of our graduates, you have the opportunity to progress into specialist fields of education and have a positive impact on future generations. Our graduates work in early childhood teaching; primary and secondary school teaching; vocational and workplace teaching and tertiary teaching roles.

Potential careers

Career opportunities include:

Early Childhood Teaching
Primary and Secondary Teaching
Vocational and Workplace Teaching
Tertiary Teaching

Majors

  • Educational Studies
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Special Education
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Which department am I in?

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

CRICOS

000947D

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$36,480.00 (US$ 25,598) per year
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree: AUD $37,480

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

Start date

14 February 2022, 30 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For stream A: Students must have Honours Bachelor degree or Graduate Diploma in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%; Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%, plus one year relevant professional experience. For stream B: Students must have Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%; Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%, plus one year relevant professional experience. Students from a non-211 university in China are now required to have a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW distinction average (75%).

For international students

To gain entry into the Master of Education, you’ll need:

A recognised bachelor degree and a postgraduate teaching qualification (e.g. Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching), OR
A four-year pre-service teacher education qualification, including professional experience, equivalent to the qualifications required for Graduate Teacher status in NSW.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 7.0 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 65 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of B and a minimum grade of C in the writing component.

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

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