Master of Education (Research)
If you have a background in teaching or educational administration, or have a professional interest in education, this course has been designed for you. This program is available by a combination of coursework and a minor thesis, or by thesis only.
Areas of research expertise include: adult learning, applied linguistics, cross-cultural communication, innovative curriculum and effective classrooms, e-learning pedagogies, leadership and management, international education and globalisation, science and mathematics education, policy research
and evaluation, teacher education, special education, student advocacy and wellbeing, further, technical and higher education.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or an equivalent fourth-year qualification in an education-related area
Graduates are likely to find diverse professional roles throughout the education sector. Typical roles include University lecturer/tutor; researcher in education.
Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.
We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.
We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.
A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.
Fees and costs
Learn more about the fees for graduate research.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
How to apply for a postgraduate research degree
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