USQ's Master of Education (Leading and Managing Educational Organisations) is designed to prepare you for a leadership role within an Education context. It focuses on building and enhancing leadership capacity in aspiring and existing leaders and will keep you at the forefront of contemporary educational practice.
If you are not sure whether you would like to complete an entire Master's degree, apply to study USQ's Graduate Certificate of Education, Graduate Diploma of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place) or Graduate Diploma of Education (Full Fee Paying) and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Education if you decide to continue studying.
Develop research skills
A significant component of your studies will be research courses designed to expand your understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, multicultural communities. Choose between an Applied Research or Advanced Research project.
The Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to solving current issues in the education environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace.
The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your education interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to contemporary education, and develop professional research skills essential to undertaking further learning. This specialisation offers a research-based pathway into a PhD, subject to meeting all entry requirements.
Graduates of the Master of Education (Leading and Managing Educational Organisations) will be well prepared to secure leadership positions within schools and the education system.