Enrolment is Now Open
Enrolment is now open for Semester 1, 2016.
Enrolment is now open for Masters of Education, Masters of Education (Leadership), and Graduate Diploma in Education courses.
If you are a current or returning Institute student please click here to go straight to our Enrolment Portal where you can choose your unit(s) for this year.
If you have not been officially accepted as a student – or want to pass this information along to friends or colleagues – then please keep reading for all the basic information you need to know.
You will also find information below about Recognition of Prior Learning and Advanced Standing, which must be applied for this Semester or with your first enrolment.
Students start their studies with our core units:
• ED500 and EDE501 for the Master of Education and Graduate Diploma of Education degrees
• EDL560, EDL563 and EDL501 for the Master of Education (Leadership) degree.
Please feel free to contact us with any further questions or concerns.
Frequently Asked Questions About Enrolment
Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions at time of enrolment.
What are the prerequisites?
To enrol in the Master of Education course you must have an accredited four-year professional qualification in education.
To enrol in the Master of Education (Leadership) course you must have either:
1) a four-year education degree, or
2) a three-year qualification (in any discipline) and a role in educational leadership. This degree does not provide a teaching credential. Trained educators can enrol into this course if they wish to specialise in leadership and have that reflected in their degree title.
To enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Education course you must have a four-year qualification in education. Trained educators can enrol into this course as a postgraduate qualification below a masters degree.
When can I start?
You can begin your studies in any one of our 3 semesters throughout the year. Click here to view our semester dates.
What does a unit look like?
Our Master of Education courses are made up of eight units.
Our Graduate Diploma of Education course is made up of four units.
Most units require you to complete 2 or 3 assignments – making up approx 6000 words in total. One unit per semester is recommended for full-time teachers (semesters are approx 15 weeks).
Click here to find out more about our MEd and GradDipEd units and here for our MEd(L) units.
How long do I have to complete my degree?
For our Master of Education courses you will complete eight units over a period of up to eight years.
For our Graduate Diploma of Education course you will complete four units over a period of up to four years.
You do not need to study in consecutive semesters.
What does distance education look like?
You will be given access to the material via our eLearning portal. Students participate in discussion forums throughout the unit to encourage community involvement.
Can I use my previous studies towards my post-graduate degree?
We are committed to maintaining the highest academic standards, while also providing the shortest possible route to completing your degree.
Click here to find out more information about Recognition of Prior Learning, including eligibility information and application procedures.
Click here to find out more information about Advanced Standing, including eligibility information and application procedures.