The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) is renowned nationally and globally for leading the way with education qualifications. At MGSE, you’ll be taught by a number of internationally-recognised education experts. As students of MGSE researchers, you’ll experience research-led learning, focusing on concepts and findings. Our courses for professionals are built for practical application in the real world, leaving our graduates highly employable.

Our flagship Master of Education is designed for a range of education professionals who want to develop or extend their expertise in education so they can move into leadership, specialist or coordinator positions. Flexible course with eight specialisation areas.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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Accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation®, the Master of International Education (International Baccalaureate) is an internationally recognised qualification, and provides qualified teachers with the framework and methodologies related to the International Baccalaureate (IB) education.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode Fully online

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This course is for teachers who are advancing their practice in early childhood, primary and secondary school settings. Graduates will have specialised skills in student assessment and observation to improve the quality of their teaching.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode Fully online

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The Graduate Certificate in Educational Research is an excellent pathway into a research degree for those with a coursework masters who are contemplating further research study.

Duration 6 months full-time / 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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Better understand children and young people and learn how to create an inclusive environment to promote effective learning and positive behaviour.

Our renowned Master of Learning Intervention course builds the skills required to support the specialist learning needs of children and young people.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021
Closing date (INT)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 January 2021

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Gain the skills to create an inclusive environment for children and young people with disability and learning needs. Complete 4 subjects from the Masters.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021
Closing date (INT)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 January 2021

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This course draws on research spanning education and psychology to provide a multidisciplinary insight into the strengths and needs of students with autism and how to improve their learning experiences.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM | INT) 11 January 2021

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This course will give you the skills to better support the needs of students with specific learning difficulties such as literacy, numeracy and language learning.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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Explore research-validated interventions that promote positive learning and behaviour. This course meets the professional learning needs of teachers working with students with concerning behaviour, particularly those with disabilities.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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Explore the science of wellbeing and positive psychology or become a registered educational psychologist with our range of evidence-based courses.

Australia’s leading Masters in Applied Positive Psychology explores the science of wellbeing with an evidence-based approach. You will gain a scientific understanding of how humans flourish and communities can be strengthened through positive psychology.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021
Closing date (INT)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 January 2021

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One of only four educational psychology courses in the country, our highly regarded Master of Educational Psychology will prepare you to work as a registered psychologist supporting individuals with developmental and learning issues.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM) 15 October 2020
Closing date (INT)13 September 2020

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The Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology explores science-based methods of building wellbeing, motivation and performance in organisations.

Duration 6 months part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM | INT) 11 January 2021

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Founded on the principles of positive psychology, the Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) gives educators and allied health professionals the skills to enhance wellbeing and resilience in students

Duration 6 months part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM | INT) 11 January 2021

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Developed for current and aspirational educational school leaders, build your leadership skills and knowledge to enhance effective teaching and learning and contribute to greater student achievement.

This course will build your skills and knowledge to enhance effective teaching and learning, and contribute to greater student achievement. The course focuses on the impact of evidence-based approaches to the leadership of teaching.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021
Closing date (INT)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 January 2021

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Sample the Master of Instructional Leadership and begin building your leadership skills. You’ll explore research on how school leaders best impact teacher and student learning, and evaluate the impact of leadership decisions.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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Explore the science of learning and how the brain works with the Professional Certificate in Educational Neuroscience. You’ll examine how this emerging and exciting field can be successfully translated to improve classroom teaching and learning.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1 - 31 October 2020
 Round 2 - 4 December 2020
 Round 3 - 5 February 2021

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The Abecedarian Approach is one of the few evidence-based, proven programs that integrates basic principles of human learning and development into a fun, affordable, and effective approach to early childhood education.

Duration 3 days
Mode TBC
Closing date (DOM | INT)TBC

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The CLASS Observation Training program teaches students to observe teacher-child interactions and provide feedback to help new and experienced teachers become more effective. The program also helps educational leaders and teachers to lead and develop other educators in CLASS so they can use it in their setting.

Duration 2 days
Mode TBC
Closing date (DOM | INT) TBC

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Why study at the University of Melbourne?

You'll be taught by internationally-recognised education experts

Our curriculums are thought-leading, relevant and research-informed

Australia’s leading university for Education*

*No. 12 globally, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Education