Overview

Are you wanting to advance your knowledge of the latest theory and research that informs educational leadership practice? The Master of Educational Leadership provides an advanced understanding of the field of educational leadership, and the ability to apply disciplinary principles and practices to new or complex educational environments. You will be encouraged to share your own research and experience with other students to better understand and develop leadership roles. The degree includes a wide range of electives, allowing you to tailor your course to suit your individual educational leadership interests and aspirations.

Program Code

8960

CRICOS Code

000949B

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

102

Why choose this degree?

The Master of Educational Leadership provides an advanced understanding of recent developments in theory, research and practice in educational leadership.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree will give aspiring and current educational leaders advanced skills in and understanding of the field.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Lead education in schools from all sectors

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.Credit Transfer

The maximum credit transfer in the Master of Educational Leadership is 50% (that is,24 uoc). Recognised courses must have have been completed within the last ten years, provided the content is relevant and/or meet BOSTES requirements.

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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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$25,920^*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$25,920^*

^There is a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this degree. The indicative tuition fee for domestic postgraduate students shown is for fee paying students, not students in Commonwealth Supported Places. To find out more about the student contribution amounts for Commonwealth Supported Places visit Postgraduate Commonwealth Support.

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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