This program is designed for education professionals who want to further their knowledge and understanding in specific areas of education. It integrates theory, research and practice to nurture individuals capable of exploring and enhancing educational systems and practices in local and broader communities. Participants are encouraged to explore research topics relevant to their career interests and are required to carry out original, independent and supervised research in their chosen field of education. In the first year full-time equivalent of candidature, participants complete three research coursework units that guide and support the development of the thesis (not more than 70,000 words).

Entry Requirements:

Master degree in education (or equivalent), with a credit average or higher; and at least five years' relevant work experience.

Structure:

240 Credit Points.

Subjects you can Study:

Education

Study Pathways:

Pathway to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Further information:

Graduates may work in management positions in public and private educational agencies and associations or in leadership roles in a range of educational settings.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Full time 3 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 6 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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