Not offered in 2021


Credit points


Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield
  • Online

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.

Admission requirements

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.

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.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Research Units;
  2. 140 cp from the Thesis.

Part A : Research Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDRS658Evidence in Contemporary Education10
EDRS633Methods of Educational Research10

Part B : Thesis

Complete exactly 140 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDCU621Major Thesis Med (F/T)140
EDCU622Major Thesis Med (P/T)140

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