Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
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School Manager | School Administrator | School Leader
You're a critical thinker unafraid of big goals. Put it into action with this Master of Education course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for teachers and teaching graduates seeking to enhance their leadership capacity, this course will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills required to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students, teachers, and school communities as an effective and strategic education leader.
In this course, you'll apply a research lens to understanding education leadership in context, and examine policies and pedagogy in action. Upon completion of this course, you'll be equipped with the skills and knowledge in research, critical thinking and leadership required to develop policies, frameworks and curricula that enhance students' learning and education experience.
With options for online study and part-time learning, this flexible course is designed to suit your lifestyle. If you're looking to enhance your opportunities, take your next career step and make a difference at a systemic level for your students, this course is for you.
You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:
English competency: If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.
Special Admission Requirements: All applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Education. Alternatively, applicants can have a Bachelor level degree in any other field, plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or a Master of Teaching, with equivalents, considered.
Special entry may be considered for students with a Bachelor level degree in another field or a three-year trained teacher, both supported by extensive professional experience.
In this education course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Education from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to thrive as an education leader. Upon completion of this course, you may choose to seek employment in an education leadership role, including as a school leader, teaching coordinator, lecturer, or school administrator. You may also choose to apply your skills in strategic thinking to the development of educational policy.
This qualification will also help you enhance your teaching practice and enable you to mentor other teachers, helping to make a difference in the lives of young learners.
Wondering where a career in teaching could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Tutor, Education Administrator, Policy Developer, Vocational Education Teacher, University Lecturer.
Fees may be paid upfront, or deferred for eligible students through the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan program.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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