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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

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Master of Education - First Nations Education Practice Specialisation

  • Masters (Coursework)

Strengthen your understanding of First Nations education. Design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives. Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you. Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
EU71, 081798G
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$4,000 per year / $6,000 total
International Fees
$29,800 per year / $44,700 total

About this course

  • Strengthen your understanding of First Nations education.
  • Design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives.
  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • Students who commence this course prior to 2022 in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) will remain CSP for the duration of the course. Students commencing this course from 2022 will be on a full domestic fee basis.

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

The First Nations Education Practice Specialisation enables teachers and educators to learn about First Nations perspectives and education and to design localised learning experiences for their own teaching contexts. This specialisation investigates the nuances of curriculum, the strengths of pedagogical approaches and strategies for collaborative practice to assist educators to develop purposeful and responsive learning experiences centred around First Nations perspectives. You will:

  • Position your own practice in the trajectory of First Nations education and policy
  • Review the research literature relating to First Nations pedagogy to devise teaching strategies appropriate to your context and practice
  • Interrogate the way curriculum and First Nations perspectives and knowledges interact, to distil practice protocols appropriate to your context
  • Be supported to design and critically analyse a learning sequence incorporating First Nations pedagogy and perspectives.
Flexible delivery

You may study the course full time or part time. You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Customise your degree

It's as easy as 1-2-3. You can build the Master of Education to suit your interests and needs. The course has three components:

  1. Choose one specialisation OR units of your choice. If you meet the advanced standing requirements for the one-year program, go to component 2.
  2. Add a specialisation OR units of your choice.
  3. Add a research component tailored to your interests and workplace needs.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Education with the First Nations Education Practice specialisation will be equipped to enhance the learning of all their students, confidently meet First Nations education Australian Professional Standards for Teaching requirements and become leaders in collaborative First Nations education practice. Graduates can contribute to broader policy and community initiatives to progress positive outcomes for First Nations peoples. You'll be ready to design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives in curriculum and through pedagogy.

Early exit

You can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Education (First Nations Education Practice) if you have completed the four specialisation units. You can exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Education following completion of any four masters units.

Research pathways

If you are interested in pursuing higher degree research it is recommended that you include 48 credit points of research units to build your capabilities.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology).
85.3%
Overall satisfaction
77.3%
Skill scale
75.1%
Teaching scale
89.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary