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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Master of Education (Leading Education)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Lead with confidence, creating positive outcomes for students, families and communities.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
16 months part-time
Course Code
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct
Domestic Fees
$19,110 total
International Fees
$19,110 total

About this course

Accelerated and 100% online, the Master of Education (Leading Education) is for current and future school leaders who value the power of educational leadership to drive continuous improvement in increasingly complex environments.

Excellent leadership skills are crucial for positive outcomes for students, organisations and the community. In times of unprecedented change and a climate of increased public accountability in the education sector, this course will instil in you the confidence to strategically and ethically lead your people and organisation to enhance learning outcomes for students and maintain the excellent reputation of your organisation.

Course code: i71

Entry requirements

To gain entry into the Master of Education (Leading Education) you will have a Bachelor of Education or a Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching.

Special entry

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.

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What you will learn

The Master of Education (Leading Education), comprises four core units of study and four specialisation units of study.

Through this advanced coursework, you will deepen your understanding of the latest research in educational leadership and critically reflect on your own leadership practice, applying what you learn to create a learning culture and drive continuous improvement across pedagogical practices, assessment strategies, educational leadership, learning outcomes, community engagement and performance in your educational organisation.