Master of Education (Leading Education)

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    16 months to complete part-time
  • Start date:
    Study intakes: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug & Oct
  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University Online
  • Location:
  • Career Outcomes:
    Educational Leader |

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Course Rundown

Dream of being an exceptional leader in the education sector? Make it happen with an online Master Of Education (Leading Education) with Edith Cowan University!

Designed for current and future school leaders, this is the course that teaches teachers.

Exploring the global perspective of education and its impact on the curriculum, you’ll learn how to drive continuous improvement across all areas of your educational organisation. From curriculum planning, and educational policies, to empowering staff and enhancing student and community outcomes.

You’ll graduate equipped with the skills and confidence to strategically and ethically lead your team and students to better learning outcomes.

Take your teaching career to the next level and become the educational leader communities need now more than ever. Delivered 100% online, you have the freedom to study in a way that works for you.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Education OR
  • Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching.

Special entry may be considered for students with a Bachelor level degree in another area or a three-year trained teacher, both supported by extensive professional experience.

In this education leadership course, the subjects you may study include:


  • Leading Education in a Global Context
  • Assessment in Education: Policies, Pedagogy and Equity
  • Inquiry-Based Practice
  • Advanced Seminar


  • Leading in Challenging Contexts
  • Leading for Improvement
  • Leading Staff
  • Leading Community Engagement

Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.

Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner.

Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.

Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.

Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Education (Leading Education) from Edith Cowan University.

Use your valuable new skills and qualifications to drive your career in education forward.

Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $18,560.

FEE-HELP is available for this course. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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