Assessments and evaluation are an ever-increasing component of contemporary education. This one-year Master of Education examines current issues in assessment and evaluation, and in supporting the development of quality assessment and evaluation at the individual, school and system level. You will discover better assessment tools for teachers, examine effective student learning, and look at testing, selection and system-wide accountability. Broadly, our discipline includes areas such as assessment for teaching and learning; assessment for selection and certification; measurement of student performance, achievement, attainment, competence and growth; and large-scale, national and international testing programs.

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Why choose this degree?

You will choose this degree if you’re seeking advanced-level knowledge of the context, purpose and role of assessment and evaluation in education.

Who should choose this degree?

The degree is designed for qualified teachers, trainers in industry and commerce, adult educators and other professionals. It does not provide a qualification in pre-service education.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Early Childhood Teaching
  • Primary and Secondary Teaching
  • Vocational and Workplace Teaching
  • Tertiary Teaching

Entry requirements

*A recognised Bachelor degree and a postgraduate teaching qualification (e.g. Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching) OR

*A four year pre-service teacher education qualification, including professional experience, equivalent to the qualifications required for Graduate teacher status in NSW.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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