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Master of Education (Double Major)

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Kelvin Grove
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
2 years full-time
Delivery
On-campus or external
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
081798G

Only the following majors are available online: early years, inclusive education, leadership and management, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and the general studies option.

Highlights

  • Ideal for educators who want to develop an advanced body of knowledge in two specialist fields of education.
  • Choose from a wide range of Master of Education (Double Major) combinations to meet your professional development needs and interests.
  • Achieve two qualifications in different study areas within two years.  

Highlights

  • Ideal for educators who want to develop an advanced body of knowledge in two specialist fields of education.
  • Choose from a wide range of Master of Education (Double Major) combinations to meet your professional development needs and interests.
  • Achieve two qualifications in different study areas within two years.
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Why choose this course?

The Master of Education Double Major allows you to specialise in two fields of expertise in two years. The combinations of double major options provide the opportunity for you to choose a suitable pathway to strengthen your career as a professional in education.

What to expect

Customise your degree

In the double major you can choose from the a range of major combinations. Check the course structures in the units tab to see the full range of options.

Early Years and Inclusive Education

Ideal if you wish to work with children from birth to year three and specialise in assisting those who require additional needs in an inclusive classroom setting.

Early Years and General Studies

Expand your knowledge of working with young children, their families and communities and have the option to choose an additional four units from the masters course to complement your specialisation pathway. For the General Studies option you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

Inclusive Education and General Studies

This course is for teachers and allied professionals who wish to gain knowledge of the theories, current research and implications for instructional practice related to supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms. It also allows you to enhance your career path by choosing an additional four units from the masters course. For the General Studies option you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

Leadership and Management, and Early Years

Gain advanced knowledge in leadership and management, including leading and managing people, strategic management, and managing change along with learning about contemporary childhood issues.

Leadership and Management, and Inclusive Education

Ideal for people who are current or aspiring leaders in educational settings. Become a leader with specialist knowledge and skills in supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms and schools.

Leadership and Management, and General Studies

Focus on enhancing your leadership capacity within the field of education. The General Studies option also allows you to create your own pathway by choosing four additional units from the masters course. For the General Studies option you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

STEM in Education and Inclusive Education 

This course is for teachers and allied professionals who wish to gain knowledge of the theories, current research and implications for instructional practice related to supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms. It also allows you to improve your pedagogical knowledge in STEM and develop a transferable set of skills that will give you a wider range of career options.

STEM in Education and Early Years 

More than ever students need to be prepared for rapid technological and social change, gain the skills you need to provide learning experiences that will prepare them for the 21st century. This course will expand your knowledge of working with young children, their families and communities. The STEM component will deepen your understanding of STEM in Education and allow you to enact change in a range of settings, including early childhood contexts. 

STEM in Education and Leadership and Management

Develop the skills you need to lead change in education. Improve your knowledge of STEM in Education so you can transform teaching in schools or other educational environments. Gain advanced knowledge in leadership and management, including leading and managing people, strategic management, and managing change. 

STEM in Education and TESOL 

Prepare yourself for a professional career in English language teaching with specialised knowledge and practical TESOL skills. Extend your knowledge and explore possible pedagogical implications such as application of technology to second language learning. Improve your pedagogical knowledge in STEM and develop a transferable set of skills that will give you a wider range of career options.

STEM in Education and General Studies

The STEM component will deepen your understanding of STEM in Education and allow you to enact change in a range of settings.  You can complement this study with the General Studies option, which allows you to choose other topics of interest. For the General Studies option you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

TESOL and Inclusive Education

Develop the skills to work with students with additional needs, specifically those who require assistance with English language development.

TESOL, and Leadership and Management

Increase your knowledge and practical skills to be a leader in the English as a Second Language field. The TESOL component of this double major will extend your knowledge and explore possible pedagogical implications such as application of technology to second language learning. These studies are enhanced with advanced understandings of leadership and management.

TESOL and General Studies

Prepare yourself for a professional career in English language teaching with specialised knowledge and practical TESOL skills complemented by an additional four units from the masters course. For the General Studies option you will not obtain a study area but will be awarded a Master of Education.

TESOL and Early Years

Ideal for teachers who want to further their specialisation in teaching English as a Second Language and to specifically work with children aged from birth to eight years old.

Career outcomes

Possible careers

  • Early childhood specialist
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher
  • School principal
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • TESOL Teacher
  • Teacher

Requirements

Course code
EU70
CRICOS code
081798G
Delivery
  • On-campus or external
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
Master of Education (Double Major) duration is three semesters for the first Masters and one semester for the second Masters, totaling four semesters or two (2) years full-time. Part-time students can complete the two courses part-time.
Duration
2 years full-time
Master of Education (Double Major) duration is three semesters for the first Masters and one semester for the second Masters, totaling four semesters or two (2) years full-time.
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised:

  • bachelor degree (or higher award) in education; or
  • bachelor honours degree (or higher award) in any field; or
  • bachelor degree in any field plus 5 years of related professional work experience.

Limited places

There are limited Commonwealth Supported places in this course. Places are likely to fill early so you are encouraged to apply for this course as soon as possible to secure a place.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised:

  • bachelor degree (or higher) in education with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or
  • postgraduate degree (graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters (or higher)) in any field with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or
  • bachelor degree in any field with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale) plus 5 years professional work experience related to your undergraduate degree. (Please submit a detailed curriculum vitae and employer statements); or
  • an Australian bachelor honours degree in any field or recognised equivalent.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge Advanced English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2020 fees

2020 CSP $6,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020: $29,900 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019 fees

2019: CSP $6,600 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019 fees

2019: $28,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

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