Master of Education (MEd)

Program Code

MEDUC

Academic Year

2017

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Master of Education is designed for educators who wish to strengthen curriculum development, teaching areas, discipline study areas or develop areas of education such as educational leadership or online learning. It is also suitable for trainers, educational consultants or any domestic or international student wishing to study Education to teach in a higher education environment or develop their research capacity to transition into educational research.

The Master of Education is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Education

There shall be a Master of Education.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Education, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 21 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 15 units
  3. Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of a research dissertation,
    or
  4. Research equivalent courses to the value of 6 units in the form of a research project, plus additional Elective courses to the value of 6 units