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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Education

The Master of Education is a leading course for teachers. It brings together strands of advanced learning and knowledge in professional education, inclusive education, and international education, by providing the highest level of scholarly and intellectual engagement in a coursework/ research degree.

The degree provides teaching professionals with the skills and knowledge to tackle the challenging and dynamic nature of education, as well as providing a rigorous research pathway to a Ph.D. in education. The Master of Education is a well-recognized qualification for teachers and other professionals looking to demonstrate an advanced body of knowledge for professional practice beyond the undergraduate level.

Campus Information

Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

This course offers relevant professional learning to teachers who seek to move into, or who already occupy, leadership, coordination, specialist or professional development positions in school systems, or who seek to move from school education to other education and training sectors.

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to study postgraduate coursework at Deakin is based on recognition of your professional experience and previous qualifications. Depending on your professional experience and previous qualifications, your course may be:

1-year full time (2 years part-time) – 8 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor honors (AQF8) degree in a related discipline or
  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years of relevant work experience or
  • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

1.5 years full time (3 years part-time) – 12 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline or
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline, plus two years of relevant work experience or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.

  • Course Code: 089294A
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 45600 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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