Masters of Tertiary Education Management Scholarship

Published: Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Applications are now open for a scholarship to study the Masters of Tertiary Education Management program (MTEM) through the LH Martin Institute in 2016.
The Vice-Chancellor supports this annual scholarship for senior staff to undertake the MTEM, a program which helps to ensure that the University has qualified leaders to drive and achieve the goals and objectives of ACU as outlined in the Strategic Plan.
The MTEM offers participants expert perspectives on tertiary education systems, practical skills for leading and managing successfully in universities and colleges, access to the best and latest research and resources on the sector.  It also provides exposure to a network of national and international peers facing similar challenges.
“The Higher Education sector is undergoing the most significant change in its history. If you¹re considering a local or global career in this sector, then do the Masters in Tertiary Education Management. It provides a comprehensive and rigorous study of our unique sector, broadens your higher education networks and allows you to grow your expertise in your specific area of interest.” - Tom Ristoski, Director, Centre for Professional and Executive Education, ACU
Eligibility Criteria:

The program is purposefully designed for tertiary employed leaders. At ACU, the scholarship is aimed primarily at Professional and Academic senior managers - Level 9 and Level E or above; including the Executive Planning Group (EPG) and professional staff in a substantive position including Associate Deans and State Heads of School members . Staff must be full-time or part-time continuing or fixed term staff and must have worked at the University for the equivalent or greater than two years duration.  For further eligibility criteria, please refer to the MTEM Policy.

Program details:

The MTEM is a part-time study load  and is delivered between March 2016 - December 2017.  It includes two residential blocks at the University of Melbourne campus and via webinars/online learning.   Please view the brochure on the LH Martin website for a program outline.


The Office of the Vice-Chancellor shall cover the full tuition fees.  There is a scholarship offered by the University of Melbourne that will subsidise accommodation and travel expenses for the residential blocks for interstate participants.  Book costs are required to be covered by the participant/ business unit.

Application Closing Date & Form:

It is recommended that you speak with your nominated supervisor first before completing an application form. You are required to fill out Part A and your nominated supervisor is required to fill out Part B of the form.  Please send the completed application form to by 19 December 2015.  Successful applicants will be notified via email in late January 2016.

Further Information:

For more information please contact Clinton Rahe in Capabilities and Development on 02 9739 2298 (ext. 2298) or via email at