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Master of Education
Master of Education

Master of Education

  • ID:UWA610198
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a)(i) a three year Bachelor's degree and a Graduate Diploma, or equivalent qualifications as recognised by UWA, or

(ii) a four year Bachelor of Education or Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching, or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA, or

(iii) a Bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study


(b) at least two years of professional experience in a relevant occupation.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

This course will introduce you to theory as well as national and international educational practices. You will have the opportunity to connect these considerations with your own experiences. Through disciplined dialogue and the sharing of ideas and information, you will broaden your knowledge, improve your skills and develop your professional agency.

The course also presents an opportunity to select an area of specialisation. In addition, a research component (comprising at least 25 per cent of your studies), provides an opportunity to develop research skills as a basis for further professional enquiry. The course delivery arrangements are flexible and particularly suited to the requirements of people in full-time careers. This course is also available at the UWA Singapore campus.


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Course structure details


Take all units (18 points):

  • EDUC5620 Master's Dissertation (12)

  • EDUC5631 Educational Research Design (6)


Take unit to the value of 6 points OR select an option unit from the other specialisations below.

  • EDUC5519 Contemporary Reforms in Education (6)

  • EDUC5616 International and Comparative Education (6)

  • EDUC5633 Educational Research Analysis (6)

  • EDUC5634 Qualitative Inquiry (6)

  • EDUC5637 Measurement and Evaluation (6)

  • EDUC5639 Childhood and Adolescent Developmental Psychopathology (6)

  • EDUC5660 Education Studies (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Educator

  • Primary School Teacher

  • School Principal

  • Secondary School Teacher

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