Master of Education (Research)

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
Location:
  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield
Duration:

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

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The Master of Education by Research is a two year full-time (or part-time equivalent) research degree. It allows students to undertake independent, supervised research on a topic of their choice (subject to availability of supervisors and resources and confined to the broad field of education). The degree is awarded on the basis of a written thesis.

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

160

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

This course is currently accepting applications for Semester 2, 2017 and Semester 1, 2018.

Semester 2 – Applications close 15 June 2017.

Important Note on Fees

Research Training Program
Commencing domestic students enrolling in a master-by-research or doctoral degree at ACU may be granted a Research Training Program Fee Offset Scholarship under the Australian Government's Research Training Program. This means that candidates are exempted from paying tuition fees.

A candidate for the degree of Master of Education (Research) must comply with the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations.

Eligibility for admission to the Master of Education (Research) is determined having regard to the applicant’s capacity to meet the entry requirements approved by the Academic Board.  Eligibility criteria for the degree as outlined below:

  1. A four year Bachelor of Education degree (or equivalent) with a credit average or higher; and
  2. At least one year of teaching experience.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Program Policy.

Special Admission

Applicants who do not meet the general entry requirements but who have other qualifications and/or professional experience may be considered for special entry to the course.

This course is currently accepting applications for Semester 2, 2017 and Semester 1, 2018.

Semester 2 – Applications close 15 June 2017.

How to apply

Overall score: 7.0 Individual score of 6.0 in all tests

Graduates may progress to doctoral studies.

Fees
The cost of the course for local students is borne by the University as part of its Higher Degree Research student program. Students may be eligible for a commonwealth funded Research Training Program (RTP) place.

International students who are not awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship will need to pay full international tuition fees.

Scholarships

Please see the ACU Graduate Research page for information on scholarships.

Contacts

Application forms are available from the Graduate Research or by email from res.cand@acu.edu.au

Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents apply directly to the ACU Graduate Research Office.

Graduate Research
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059
Email: Res.Cand@acu.edu.au

The Master of Education by Research is a two year full-time (or part-time equivalent) research degree. It allows students to undertake independent, supervised research on a topic of their choice (subject to availability of supervisors and resources and confined to the broad field of education). The degree is awarded on the basis of a written thesis.

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Deferment

Credit Points

160

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Important Note on Fees

Overall score: 7.0 Individual score of 6.0 in all tests. Applications are encouraged from persons who have a first degree or postgraduate diploma in the relevant area and appropriate professional experience. It is likely that the backgrounds of candidates will vary considerably. Applications will only be approved if a staff member is available for supervision duties and is willing to undertake supervision in the proposed area of study.
The Application Process

Overall score: 7.0 Individual score of 6.0 in all tests

Graduates may progress to doctoral studies.

Fees
The cost of the course for local students is borne by the University as part of its Higher Degree Research student program. Students may be eligible for a commonwealth funded Research Training Program (RTP) place.

International students who are not awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship will need to pay full international tuition fees.

Scholarships

Please see the ACU Graduate Research page for information on scholarships.

Contacts

Application forms are available from the Graduate Research or by email from res.cand@acu.edu.au

Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents apply directly to the ACU Graduate Research Office.

Graduate Research
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059
Email: Res.Cand@acu.edu.au