What will I study?


Covering the history of Student Wellbeing in schools through to intervention, positive psychology and integrated approaches to wellbeing in schools and communities, this specialisation will help you develop advanced interpersonal helping skills relevant for a variety of educational settings.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lead and advocate for change, enhance your capacity to work in groups, manage conflict and build strong school, home and community partnerships.

University Handbook: Student Wellbeing Specialisation

Study Structure

The Master of Education has been designed around the lives of working professionals. The delivery mode of our course is face-to-face classes on the Parkville campus, running evenings and weekends. Entry points to the course are in both semester 1 and 2, designed to suit most schedules. The Master of Education may be undertaken through either:

  • Full-time study, comprising four semesters over two years, or
  • Part-time study (domestic students only), comprising up to eight semesters over four years.
The people of MGSE

In the Master of Education, you’ll join the best and brightest education professionals from diverse backgrounds across Australia and the world, and become part of a community that is committed to changing lives through education. We have a strong focus on evidence-based practices and education research. You will be taught by recognised experts in their field, making you a highly sought-after education professional and thought leader. Explore our academic staff profiles. Or learn more about research at MGSE.

Meet Dr Annie Gowing, Student Wellbeing lecturer