Taught course

Master of Educational Studies

University of Queensland · Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements


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. 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

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Education
Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980