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Master of Education (Commonwealth supported)

Master of Education (Commonwealth supported) (MEDC)

Study mode
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov
Note: The Semester 3 (November) intake is only available via online study.

Overview

  • Extend your expertise, helping you to become a leader in education with UniSQ's Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place).
  • Study research courses designed to expand your understanding of the transformative role of education in society, and develop the skills to work through the contemporary challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, diverse communities.
  • Develop the skills to solve current issues in the education environment by using your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies, developing a research project based on your current workplace.
  • A Commonwealth supported place is where the Australian Government makes a contribution towards the cost of a student’s higher education and students pay a student contribution amount, which varies depending on the courses undertaken.
  • Commonwealth Supported students may be eligible to defer their fees through a Government loan called HECS-HELP.
  • Other specialisations are available within the Master of Education (Full Fee Paying).

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Why pursue a Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported)?

Do you want to advance in your current role or extend on your education expertise? With UniSQ’s Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported) you can become a leader in education by using your skills and knowledge to solve issues within educational environments contexts.

UniSQ’s Commonwealth supported Master of Education allows you to fit study into your life – from anywhere around the world. At UniSQ you choose where you study, when you study, and even how you study with our flexible study options. Discover the different ways you can study at UniSQ. 

What is a Commonwealth supported place?

A Commonwealth supported place is where the Australian Government makes a contribution towards the cost of a student’s higher education and students pay a student contribution amount, which varies depending on the courses undertaken.

Further information on Commonwealth supported places is available. 

What can you do with a Master of Education in Australia?

With many career prospects to explore, the employment opportunities that may suit you will depend on the specialisation you choose to study. At UniSQ, you can choose from two Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported) specialisations that align with your career interests including Guidance & Counselling and Special & Inclusive Education

A Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported place) qualification from UniSQ can open up many opportunities for employment in a variety of settings including:

  • government
  • schools
  • TAFE. 

Depending on the specialisation you choose career opportunities for Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported place) graduates may include:

  • career counsellor
  • career development practitioner
  • career educator
  • disability support officer
  • guidance officer
  • guidance counsellor
  • school counsellor. 

If you are interested in a role within career development, education or counselling, take a look at our Master of Education (Full Fee Paying) degree which offers a career development specialisation. 

Who is eligible for a Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported place)?

For a Commonwealth supported Master of Education place, you must be:

  • an Australian citizen who will undertake at least one unit of study in Australia
  • a New Zealand citizen who will be a resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study
  • an Australian Permanent Resident or Humanitarian Visa holder who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study

Further information on Commonwealth supported places is available. 

Why study a Master of Education with UniSQ?

When you study education at UniSQ, you are choosing an important stepping- stone for your career.