Master of Instructional Leadership

  • CRICOS code: 084959E

Where will this take me?



The Master of Instructional Leadership is designed to advance your existing career with your new specialist knowledge and gain a promotion into middle or upper management. The rigorous research-led approach to study allows students to take their learnings and practically apply them. Through your education studies and research projects, you will develop strong professional and personal connections with community and industry that will open doors to an outstanding future.


Graduates who complete the research intensive option in year 2 may be eligible to apply for entry to the Doctor of Education program or a PhD.

Highly employable

Finish your course confident of gaining employment, thanks to the excellent reputation of Melbourne Graduate School of Education. We have been ranked as #1 in Australia and #14 in the world for Education*, meaning a degree from us is a globally-recognised achievement.

Meet our Master of Instructional Leadership alumni: Deborah Letcher


Whilst studying for the Master of Instructional Leadership, Deborah changed roles twice in areas directly related to the area of educational leadership. She reflects that the study she was doing at the time was largely responsible for her being ready for those new positions. Deborah found her studies to be flexible around her full-time leadership responsibilities and the on-campus intensives to be stimulating and engaging.

Read Deborah's story

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Education