Taught course

Master of Educational Studies

University of Queensland · Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4 plus a minimum of two years full-time relevant work experience. Relevant work experience is defined as work in an educational context. Visa requirements: CRICOS Code: 082608M International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International. English Proficiency: IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy. How to apply? Applications must be lodged through UQ International. Closing Date: To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries. To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries. Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Academic Advising: To undertake a placement in a Queensland school, you will be required to possess a Blue Card and be registered as a teacher in Queensland. Students who are not qualified teachers can also enrol in the program however they will need to make alternative arrangements for practicum placements in private organisations.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

This program provides students with the opportunity to engage in extended coursework or in an extended research-based supervised project, enabling them to strengthen their expertise in educational practice, policy and/or theory. In particular, it provides students with intensive research training in preparation for further research degrees, such as MPhil or PhD, or for a career involving social research.

Information for international students

http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/english-language-requirements http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/student-visas http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/application-instructions http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/svp http://www.immi.gov.au/Study/Pages/student-visa-assessment-levels.aspx

Fees and funding

International students
AUD$ 22560
Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 22560

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Additional costs

  • Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) (approx $155)
  • Students are responsible for the cost of transportation and accommodation to attend residential schools or practicals.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

UQ International
+61 3 8676 7004