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Master of Education

University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 003370E

Level of study: Master's Degrees


The Master of Education is designed to meet the needs of experienced educators seeking professional learning, personal and professional enquiry and intellectual engagement within a specialist area or across a range of specializations.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the M.Ed., graduates will be able to:

Demonstrate specialized knowledge of teaching, learning and educational research;

Critically interpret research and demonstrate effective research skills to analyze and synthesize information and improve educational practice across diverse contexts;

Analyze, generate, and communicate effective responses to complex problems;

Demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an education specialist;

Communicate effectively with a range of professional communities, including specialists and non-specialists, across a range of platforms.

Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge - Graduates will know and understand:

The theoretical foundations and practice of education (including various specializations) and how these have informed and can facilitate developments in educational practice from a global perspective;

The inter-relationship of educational research, professional standards, and reflective practice in defining, validating and enhancing learning and teaching in local and global contexts;

Research principles and methods applicable to extending and generating new knowledge in the area of education.

2. Skills - Graduates will:

Critically reflect on and evaluate research findings and professional practice to creatively design, implement, assess and/or theorise responses to changing educational contexts and learner needs;

Integrate education theory with specific content and/or pedagogical knowledge to advance learner outcomes and/or systemic developments in education contexts;

Synthesize and analyze scholarly literature to deepen understanding and evaluation of local and international developments in practice.

3. Application of Knowledge and Skills - Graduates will:

Integrate educational theory, professional knowledge and research skills to plan, implement and evaluate a research project, theoretical investigation, or professional enquiry initiative;

Independently utilize professional standards and contemporary scholarly literature to reflect on practice and facilitate positive educational change.

4. Communication, Collaboration and Leadership - Graduates will:

Communicate professionally and effectively across diverse settings to specialist and non-specialist audiences;

Facilitate the development of advanced knowledge and skills in collaborative practice and leadership roles.

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Key Information

Tuition Fees (AUD$): 30,950 Per Year Read more46,967 for the entire course
Start date: Expected July 2023
Study mode: Online study
Duration: 1.5 Years

University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus
Churchill Avenue Hobart Tasmania 7005

Entry criteria

Interested in studying the Graduate Certificate in Education (Specialization), you will need to meet the following requirements:

If you are an In-Service Teacher

Hold an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) degree:

Bachelor of Education,

Bachelor’s degree with a Diploma of Education,

Bachelor’s degree with a Bachelor of Teaching,

Bachelor’s degree with a Master of Teaching,

or equivalent ITE qualifications.

IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22)

PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50

UTAS Access-English Level 7 - 60% (no individual score less than 60%)

Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade

Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade

Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade

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University of Tasmania
Hobart Campus
Churchill Avenue Hobart Tasmania 7005