1.5 years - 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
On-Shore (for cohorts by special arrangement
EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:
- A recognised teaching qualification and a minimum 3 years teaching experience; OR
- A Bachelor degree and a minimum of 3 years relevant leadership experience.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.
To qualify for the Master of Educational Leadership, a student must complete 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
- 60 cp from Specified Units (Part A);
- 40 cp from Elective Units (Part B);
- 20 cp from Capstone Units (Part C).
* Students may take Electives drawn from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (listed) and/or other units drawn from relevant ACU postgraduate programs; or by cross-institutional study with prior approval of the Course Coordinator. A maximum of 40 cp of elective units can be at 500-level.
Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.
3.1 A student who has completed 40 cp with 20 cp from specified units in the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership
3.2 A student who has completed 80 cp with 20cp from Specified Units and at least 20 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership.
In normal circumstances, students should complete core units prior to undertaking elective units. Students must complete all core and elective subjects prior to undertaking the capstone project, which will normally be completed in the student’s final semester.