Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Course Fee

Course Overview

The Master of Education is a course designed for professional educators who shall be admitted on the basis of their prior qualifications and who, in most cases, will be working in school settings. Successful completion of this course will deepen students' knowledge in a range of educational disciplines and engage students with contemporary practice and theory in those disciplines. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (also known as Teaching English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) is available as an on campus major.

Who should take this course

This course is designed for professional enrichment of educators and education decision-makers, re-orienting chosen teaching allocation, specialisation pathways.

Course content

Students are required to complete the following core units:

EDRM590 Education Research Methods 1

EDUC597 Research Project in Education or EDUC599B Education Dissertation

And a specialisation or general program:

  • Comparative Education
  • eLearning
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Indigenous Australian Education
  • Literature and New Literacies
  • Special Education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL-EAL/D)

About Course Provider

Our aim is to offer you the most flexible study options without losing any of the rigour required in a quality tertiary education. You can study on campus for a traditional face-to-face education experience, or from wherever you are; our new generation of online study is making tertiary education more accessible than ever. Originally named New England University College, UNE was established as a college of the University of Sydney in 1938. It was the second university established in New South Wales and Australia’s first regional university. In 1954 the University became fully independent as the University of New England and pioneered teaching by correspondence to external students.

UNE offers a distinctive on-campus experience which is strengthened by one of Australia’s oldest residential systems. Living in any of the eight colleges offers students the best in modern on-campus living with superb academic support, pastoral care and the opportunity to partake in a wide range of social and sporting activities. UNE is internationally recognised for its innovative approach to online teaching and research excellence with 87% of its research fields rated world standard or above.

Research endeavours are supported through a number of flagship research centres:

  • The Animal and Genetics Breeding Unit (AGBU)
  • The Centre for Agriculture and Law (AgLaw)
  • Centre for Local Government
  • Institute for Rural Futures (IRF)
  • The Paleoscience Research Centre and
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education for Rural and Regional Australia (SiMERR).

As the biggest regional employer and an externally engaged organisation, the University actively pursues effective partnerships and plays a significant role in Armidale and wider rural and regional communities.

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