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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Educational Studies

  • Masters (Coursework)

Strengthen your leadership expertise and get a professional advantage in your chosen area of education.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5171, 002028E
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$30,304 per year / $45,456 total

About this course

UQ's School of Education has been preparing teachers for the world's classrooms, industry, media and community leadership for more than 70 years, with programs and academics that lead the field. This 1.5 year full-time (or part-time equivalent) program prepares you for a variety of employment opportunities in educational environments.

Specialise in one of six fields of study: Behaviour Management; Curriculum; Guidance, Counselling and Careers; Leadership; Psychology Education; or Supporting Diverse Learners. Depending on your area of specialisation (and which of over 50 courses you select), you can choose to complete all aspects of a practicum that focuses on advanced research and teaching interests.

Some pathways offer specific qualifications, while others offer significant professional advantage to educators interested in career advancement or broadening their career options.

Commonwealth Supported Places are available for Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and New Zealand citizens for students enrolling in the field of Guidance, Counselling and Careers.

Study locations

St Lucia

External

What you will learn

  • Strengthen your leadership expertise in educational practice, policy and theory.
  • Obtain the knowledge and skills required for specialised fields of work.
  • Gain qualifications that enhance career advancement and options.
  • Improve your research skills by engaging in an extended research-based project.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Behaviour management counsellor
  • Special needs teacher
  • Curriculum planner
  • School curriculum adviser
  • Career development practitioner
  • Guidance counsellor
  • Change management adviser
  • Educational administrator
  • Cognitive behaviour specialist
  • Multicultural teacher