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Enhance your career with deep insights into the learning process
A Master of Education (Teaching and Learning) will allow you to focus on aspects of teaching and learning important to you.
A deep understanding of the principles and practices of effective learning and teaching is at the core of what it means to be an effective teacher and learner. The Master of Education (Teaching and Learning) is an advanced-level professional degree focused on providing a platform for teachers and other educational professionals to consider, reflect on and change what they do in relation to important elements of their work: curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment. This programme is designed to develop:
An MEd (Teaching and Learning) can lead to numerous opportunities, professionally and in voluntary positions in the community. Your skills and specialist teaching knowledge will always be highly valued.
Where will your skills take you with an MEd (Teaching and Learning)?
Your skills will be in demand! Our graduates who hold recognised teaching qualifications work in many educational areas (or pursue career paths) such as:
Our graduates also work in areas such as:
If you want to advance to doctoral study, you will need at least a B+ GPA in your Master of Education.
The Master of Education is a parts-based qualification. That means you must complete the first part, before moving to the second.
Course work (professional inquiry) pathway
It is strongly recommended that all subject courses are completed first. The research methods courses should then be completed.
To progress to Part Two you will need a minimum B grade average in the first 120 credits of courses.
Research (thesis) pathway
It is strongly recommended that all subject courses are completed first. The research methods courses must then be completed.
To progress to Part Two you will need a minimum B+ grade average in the first 90 credits of courses.
Master of Education (120 credits)
If you have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (and are ineligible to surrender this qualification), you may be admitted directly to Part Two if the required minimum grade average is achieved in the PGDipEd.
If you have a specialisation in the same subject area you may be admitted directly to Part Two in that specialisation.
To enter the Master of Education (Teaching and Learning) you will have been awarded or qualified for:
If you do not have a Bachelor of Education or equivalent, you will need to supply a copy of your curriculum vitae.
If you have a Postgraduate Diploma in Education as outlined above, you may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.
Research and professional pathway
When you apply, you will choose either a research pathway or a coursework pathway.
If you intend to do the research pathway (thesis) you will need to provide a short summary of your research interests (200 words or less) with your application.
Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.