Education - D6002

Education

Expert master degree

At Monash, we treat learning as a lifelong skill. Whether you’re already working as a teacher, or more broadly in education, this course will deepen your professional learning and help to advance your career.

Breaking down this degree

In the Masters of Education, you can specialise in one of the following areas:

  • General education studies
  • Digital learning
  • Early childhood education
  • Inclusive and special education

Keep in mind that this course doesn’t provide a recognised initial teaching qualification. If you’re after this, check out our Master of Teaching.

What you’ll be learning

This will depend on your specialisation. For example, general education studies will give you a broader qualification that you can apply to all kinds of educational contexts. The other specialisations will take you deeper into particular areas of expertise.

Whatever path you choose, you’ll have a range of elective options to pick from, so that you can further focus on your professional goals.

Get ready to step up

This course is designed for educators, managers, policy makers, education administrators and anyone else involved in learning and education in the wider community. It will help you go beyond where you are now, build your professional capacity, become a thought-leader and transform the way you work.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
  • Multi-modal at Singapore: Full time
  • Off-campus: Full time & part time
Note:

Domestic students: This on-campus course is delivered in flexible mode. Students can choose to engage via a fully online offering or to combine this with attendance at the face-to-face component if they are able and interested.

Duration
1, 1.5 or 2 years full-time depending on prior qualifications. Enrolment in this course must be continuous. See entry requirements.
Start date
First Semester (February) Second Semester (July)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

Entry level 1:
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time (96 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 2:
Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time (72 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience

OR

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Education or a related discipline as relevant to the specialisation with at least a credit (60%) average

OR

A four-year Australian bachelor honours degree or an Australian graduate certificate or an Australian graduate diploma (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average

OR

An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 3:
Duration: 1 years full-time, 2 years part-time (48 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Education or a related discipline as relevant to the specialisation with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience

OR

A four-year Australian bachelor honours degree or an Australian graduate certificate or an Australian graduate diploma (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience

OR

A four-year Australian bachelor honours degree or an Australian graduate certificate or an Australian graduate diploma (or equivalent) in Education or a related discipline as relevant to the specialisation with at least a credit (60%) average

OR

An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience

OR

An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) in Education or a related discipline as relevant to the specialisation with at least a credit (60%) average.

English entry requirements

Level A
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0 Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

The course is structured in three parts: Part A. Orientation to education, Part B. Expert studies in education and Part C. Professional inquiry.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications open now. Applications will close 20 January, 2023

Apply directly to Monash using course code:

  • Digital learning - D60022
  • Early childhood education - D60023
  • General education studies - D60020
  • Inclusive and special education - D60026

Apply

Semester two (July)

Applications for Semester two (July), 2022 are currently open. Applications will close on 24 June, 2022

Apply directly to Monash using course code:

  • Digital learning - D60022
  • Early childhood education - D60023
  • General education studies - D60020
  • Inclusive and special education - D60026

Apply

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$34,200

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code(s):

  • Digital learning - D60022: 078862J
  • Early childhood education - D60023: 078862J
  • General education studies - D60020: 078862J
  • Inclusive and special education - D60026: 078862J