Master of Education (Leadership & Innovation)
Become a high achieving educator and changemaker
Advance your professional practice. This course unlocks a contemporary educator’s skillset. Learn to seek out opportunity and solve complex educational challenges. Explore educational technologies and build research skills.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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What you'll learn
As one of Australia’s fastest-growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course, you will:
Apply innovative solutions, technology initiatives, design thinking and research skills to complex educational opportunities and challenges.
- Justify and communicate complex educational problems to optimise inclusive teamwork.
- Apply evidence-based best practice to drive project-based educational transformation.
- Model inclusive leadership to impact change in a professional learning context.
- Demonstrate mastery of the person-centred approach to a diverse range of education contexts.
- Apply specialised knowledge and skills to design and evaluate inclusive learning environments.
- Analyse diverse sources of data to inform and assess stakeholders' learning across diverse educational contexts.
You will be prepared for advanced career options within the education profession, in leadership and management, lead teacher, education policy and consultancy, or academia roles. You will have career opportunities within governmental education departments and non-governmental local and global education organisations.
Potential career paths
- Education Lead
- Teacher Aide
- Policy Development
- Education Services
- Community Development Project Officer
- Research Officer
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change.
Entry requirements for this course includes:
AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australia University ;OR
An equivalent overseas higher education qualification ;OR
Combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and three yeas of relevant professional experience includes those who are currently working in education-related fields and teachers holding alternative qualifications.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Credit for previous study or work
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.
If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
The Master of Education (Leadership and Innovation) develops advanced technical skills and knowledge that you can apply to extend your professional practice. It offers ongoing professional development for contemporary educators, deepening knowledge as a foundation for educational leadership.
This course provides advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in identifying issues and opportunities in education, designing methods of responding to issues through practice, and the role of technology in contemporary learning settings. It explores a range of contemporary innovations and focuses on analysing and critiquing existing innovating approaches. The Master of Education (Leadership and Innovation) provides opportunity for existing teachers, education practitioners and other professionals to upskill, enhance research ability and develop proficiency in specific areas of education theory and practice.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 1.5 Years full time, 3 Years part-time
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
To graduate with this qualification, a student must satisfactorily complete 12 subjects. Ten core subjects and 2 Electives of 10 credit points each, for a combined course total of 120 credit points.
To graduate with the Master of Education (Leadership and Innovation), students must satisfactorily complete 12 subjects consisting of 10 core subjects and 2 elective subjects.