Master of Tertiary Education (Management)

      What will I study?


      What you will learn

      Insights and perspectives on contexts and trends in tertiary education

      You’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of established frameworks for organising, leading and managing in the tertiary education sector.

      Skills and strategies for leading and managing challenges in tertiary education contexts

      You’ll gain well-informed perspectives on the issues and challenges faced by tertiary education systems and institutions around the world so that you can confidently apply these learnings to your own work context.

      Assess the implications of policy change or market developments for effective institutional management

      You’ll learn to confidently and effectively lead people, influence policy, plan strategy and manage change projects in the tertiary education context.

      Course structure

      To gain the Master of Tertiary Education (Management) you must complete 100 points comprising of:

      • Two core subjects,
      • Four elective subjects, and
      • One capstone subject.


      The estimated hours required for each subject is between 18-22 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

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