Postgraduate

Master of Educational Leadership - Thesis & Coursework

This course is suited to educators (government and non-government schools, universities and TAFE) who are leading or aspiring to be leaders in their organisations.

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The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

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International

1800 653 050

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Educators (government and non-government schools, universities and TAFE) who are leading or aspiring to be leaders in their organisations.
Educators (government and non-government schools, universities and TAFE) who are leading or aspiring to be leaders in their organisations.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
72
Total Course Fee - 2019
$47,400.00
Total Course Fee - 2020
$48,300.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—the requirements set out in (a), (b) or (c) which follow or the equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or the requirements set out in (d) or (e):
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree of this University; and
(ii) a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and
(iii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;
or
(b)(i) the Bachelor of Education of this University; and
(ii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;
or
(c)(i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and
(ii) two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and
(iii) adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;
or
(d) a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Educational Leadership with an average of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research;
or
(e)(i) completed at least three units towards a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Educational Leadership or towards another relevant graduate diploma of the Faculty; and
(ii) completed units relevant to the requirements of the master's course; and
(iii) achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework diploma units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

Research and coursework supplementary form

Applicants to this course are required to submit a completed research and coursework supplementary form when applying.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

The course introduces participants to theory as well as national and international educational practices. Participants can then connect these considerations with their own experiences and, through dialogue and the sharing of ideas and information, broaden their knowledge and enhance their capabilities.

About The Course

The course also provides participants with comprehensive preparation in conceptualising, conducting and reporting research, especially as applied to the substantive area of educational leadership.
Master of Educational Leadership - Thesis & Coursework

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 31650
CRICOS code
  • 064891G
Master of Educational Leadership - Thesis & Coursework
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to work at least 30 hours per week on their research throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 31650
CRICOS code
  • 064891G
Full time/part time duration
  • 1.5 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Educational Leadership Thesis Coursework
Master of Educational Leadership (Thesis and Coursework)

Application deadlines

For Semester 1 2020 entry, applications close 14 February 2020.
Master of Educational Leadership (Thesis and Coursework)

Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at UWA stands in the top five schools of education in Australia and has been teaching educators for more than 100 years.