What will I learn?

Upgrade your skills in educational practice with the post-graduate UNE Master of Education (Coursework). In addition to a flexible program pathway with a wide range of curriculum options, you can build your expertise with one of four specialisations. Deepen your knowledge in a range of educational disciplines and engage your students with contemporary practice and theory.

Course information

Why study the Master of Education (Coursework) with UNE?

UNE has a proud history of providing high-quality learning for teachers and those with a professional involvement in education. This degree gives you the advanced knowledge and skills to enhance your expertise in professional practice, scholarship and research. You will make an impactful contribution to your chosen path in the education profession and future proof your career.

What makes our course different?

Through this course, you will:

  • Build advanced knowledge and skills to enhance your career in almost any educational setting – whether you’re working as a teacher, in the public service, or education-related industry.
  • Choose from a wide range of electives that align to your unique professional goals and your students’ needs.
  • Specialise in eLearning, Indigenous Australian Education, Special Education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
  • Fit your study around your work and other commitments. The course, with its focus on the needs of busy professionals, is available in full and part time mode using a variety of online learning technologies.
  • Benefit from a nested program of Graduate Certificates that provide optional exit points, should you wish to exit or pause your study.
  • Enhance your critical thinking, problem-solving, emotional intelligence and communication skills to gain a competitive advantage in any education setting.
  • Be part of a vibrant academic, research-led community, all aiming to achieve a high standard of excellence in research and learning.

Study online

Most of our students choose to study online across three study periods with 24/7 tutor support* and fit study around work and family commitments. Uniquely, our online students are mostly over 30 and bring valuable experience with them. They form a community of adults juggling the same challenges and priorities and who bring their life and work experience together to build real world networks for the future.

Study on campus

Many of our students choose to take advantage of the on-campus lifestyle in Armidale, in the beautiful New England region, with access to unparalleled support, accommodation and sporting facilities. These students are often starting their first degree and have left school recently. Through access to academic and career support they get a fantastic start to their careers.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education

CRICOS

006327F

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$24,408.00 (US$ 17,127) per year

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$24,408.00 (US$ 17,127) per year

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 27 May 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A candidate shall: hold a relevant AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree of a recognised Australian University or tertiary institution (or overseas equivalent as assessed by Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR)), with a minimum GPA of 3.50.

For international students

A candidate shall:

(a) hold an AQF Level 7 four year pre-service teaching qualification of a recognised Australian University or tertiary institution (or overseas equivalent as assessed by Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR)); or
(b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree and an AQF Level 7 or Level 8 or Level 9 one or two year pre-service teaching qualification of a recognised Australian University (or overseas equivalent as assessed by Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR)); or
(c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in eLearning or the Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (Comparative Education) or the Graduate Certificate in Education Studies

(d) hold the AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in Education Studies of the University of New England; or

(e) hold an AQF Level 7 non-initial teacher education Bachelor degree and an AQF Level 8 degree of Bachelor Honours or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of a University in a non-relevant discipline; or
(f) hold a minimum AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent as assessed by AEI-NOOSR, and satisfy the School by the provision of evidence (by providing a Statement of Service on company letterhead documenting a minimum two years' full time equivalent relevant teaching experience) of adequate preparation for candidature

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

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

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About University of New England (UNE)

UNE is the only Australian public university awarded the maximum 5 stars for overall experience 15 years in a row (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • Based in Armidale & Sydney, New South Wales in Australia
  • International students from 70 different nationalities
  • The Armidale campus is spread over an area of 74 hectares
  • On campus student accommodation options in Armidale

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