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postgraduate

Degree

Master of Education (Coursework)

Course code: #5735

postgraduate

Degree

Master of Education (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2023)

    $31,500 AUD

  • Application fee

    $50 AUD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS code

    0100672

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-March 31-January-2024 2024-01-31
Winter-July 03-June-2024 2024-06-03
Fall-March 31-January-2025 2025-01-31
Winter-July 03-June-2025 2025-06-03

Overview

Master of Education

This degree at Griffith delivers advanced professional learning for teachers and those with a professional involvement in education, including school bursars, school development officers and training personnel. 

It will help you develop more excellent expertise in educational practice or research and can contribute to current teachers' professional development requirements.

The Master of Education is not designed to lead to initial teacher registration (Primary or Secondary) or accreditation as an Early Childhood Education and Care teacher. 

Depending on your career aspirations and interests, you can complete majors in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Studies (not accredited with ACECQA)
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Learning and Professional Development
  • Special Needs Education
  • Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)(offered at Nathan and Online)
  • Wellbeing in Education

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$40,700

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $10,980
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,200
Tuition 1 person $31,500

Hourly wage

Min wage

23.23 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 48 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic transcripts
  • Award certificates
  • A key/guide to a grading system
  • Official English language translations of documents not in English
  • IELTS or TOEFL test results if English is not your native language
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Personal Statement

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
19
listening
19
writing
19
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Suppose you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements. 

In that case, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. 

The duration of your English study will vary depending on your current level of English.

Griffith University Degrees require IELTS 6.5:

IELTS Entry requirementTOFEL Entry requirementPTE Entry requirementWeeks
6.0 (no sub score < 5.5)71 (W19, L,R,S 17)50 (no comm skill < 42)10
5.5 (no sub score < 5.0, W 5.5)52 (W17,S15 L,R 10)42 (no comm skill < 36, W42)20
5.5 (no sub score < 5.0)52 (W,S15 L,R 10)42 (no comm skill < 36)25
5.0 (no sub score < 4.5, W 5.0)40  (W15,S13 L,R 6)36 (no comm skill < 30, W36)30
5.0 (no sub score < 4.5)40 (W,S13 L,R 6)36 (no comm skill < 30)35
4.5 (no sub score < 4.0, W 4.5)33  (W13,S12 L,R 4)30 (no comm skill < 29, W30)40
4.5 (no sub score < 4.0)33 (W,S12 L,R 4)30 (no comm skill < 29)45
4.0 or lower32 or lower29 or lowerOver 45

Academic background and requirement

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Education, applicants must have:

  • a Bachelor's degree in a non-related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.
    OR
  • a Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Education (Honours) or Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching or an ACER Graduate Certificate in Education - Assessment of Student Learning or a Bachelor degree in a related discipline (for example, in Learning and Development) from a recognised tertiary institution - these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing.
    OR
  • have a combination of alternative admission criteria such as formal, informal and non-formal learning deemed equivalent to the above - these students may be eligible for up to 40 credit points.
  • Relevant work experience

Career opportunities

  • Leading curriculum innovator
  • Learning and teaching specialist
  • Learning support teacher
  • Leading teacher
  • Educational management consultant
  • Teacher in adult and community education
  • Education officer
  • School principal
  • Vice-principal and lecturer/tutor

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