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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Master of Education - Educational Leadership Specialisation

  • Masters (Coursework)

Ideal for people who are current or aspiring leaders in educational settings. Gain advanced knowledge in leadership and management, including leading and managing people, strategic management, and managing change. Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
EU71, 081798G
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$4,000 per year / $6,000 total
International Fees
$29,800 per year / $44,700 total

About this course

  • Ideal for people who are current or aspiring leaders in educational settings.
  • Gain advanced knowledge in leadership and management, including leading and managing people, strategic management, and managing change.
  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

In QUT's educational leadership specialisation you will learn:

  • more about yourself as a leader and how to develop adaptive and resilient leadership approaches that foster wellbeing for self and others in learning contexts
  • how to lead the collective learning and development of others, whether you are a mentor, middle leader, professional developer, or school or system leader
  • how to identify, design and strategically activate innovation by working with people to realise meaningful change
  • how to evaluate policy and ideas, represent evidence of program impacts, and make ethical decisions.
Flexible delivery

You may study the course full time or part time. You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Customise your degree

It's as easy as 1-2-3. You can build the Master of Education to suit your interests and needs. The course has three components:

  1. Choose one specialisation OR units of your choice. If you meet the advanced standing requirements for the one-year program, go to component 2.
  2. Add a specialisation OR units of your choice.
  3. Add a research component tailored to your interests and workplace needs.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

Master of Education graduates with the Educational Leadership specialisation will be able to use their knowledge to informally and formally lead in education communities, including early childhood education and care centres, schools, tertiary institutions and training providers in a range of industries.

Early exit

You can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Leadership) if you have completed the four specialisation units. You can exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Education following completion of any four masters units.

Research pathways

If you are interested in pursuing higher degree research it is recommended that you include 48 credit points of research units to build your capabilities.