Master of Education (Research)

  • CRICOS Code: 002127B

What will I study?


Gain the superior knowledge and understanding of educational theory and practice in general and in a specialised area through focus on a 20 000 word thesis.

Coursework component leads to a thesis

When enrolled in this degree, you'll need to achieve an H2A average in the coursework component to proceed to the thesis. If the H2A average is not met, candidates may transfer to the Master of Education by coursework.


In the six months prior to submission of their thesis candidates must present their research findings at a public completion seminar attended by their Advisory Committee.

Elective subjects

With permission from the supervisor and course coordinator candidates may choose other elective subjects such as a relevant postgraduate subject from another Faculty or Graduate School.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Education (Research).