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Master of Education

Postgraduate Course

About this Course

Tabor’s proud history of delivering ‘best practice’ teacher education in South Australia spans more than 20 years.

One course in particular offers teaching practitioners advanced professional academic development and outstanding preparation for leadership in educational settings.

Launched in 2001, Tabor’s Master of Education (MEd) offers teachers an opportunity to pursue their choice of subject-specific interests or Christian perspectives. As always, Tabor’s academic staff are committed to working with students to achieve desired learning outcomes.

During their Master qualification studies, students are encouraged to critically reflect on their professional practice and school environment.

The delivery of the course content is designed to develop leadership skills and awareness in students, in the hope that they will positively impact on colleagues individually and educational establishments organisationally.

Students will also undertake research activity, the culmination of which will be a dissertation  which contributes to the realm of teaching practice.

Professional Outcomes

Tabor’s Master of Education (MEd) course is suitable for all teachers, in particular current or aspiring subject/year-level-coordinators as well as school leaders and key teachers. Teachers who undertake this course will enjoy the opportunities afforded during their study.  Additionally, principals and school communities will also reap the benefits of such educated and specialised staff.

The Master of Education subjects provide a variety of advantages:

  • A strong Christian perspective
  • Knowledge and development of contemporary leadership in education
  • Demonstration of evidence-based pedagogy
  • Broader insights in personal and professional transformation
  • Development of research skills in Education
  • Leadership in revitalisation of subject-specific teaching in schools
  • Curricula evaluation and critical application of pedagogical approaches
  • Flexibility within assessments to accommodate own school context

The structure of the course is such that it is ideally suited for part-time study, alongside continuing professional employment in schools. Students undertaking it can experience outstanding care and support from full time Tabor staff  members

Course Structure

7 Subjects total
5 Elective subjects
1 Core (12 cps)
1 Core (24 cps)**

Electives (12cps each)*

Select 5 subjects from the Electives listed below:

Integrating Spirituality Justice and Education
Learning Environments
Christian Leadership in Education
Revitalise Science and Mathematics Teaching in Schools
Leadership of Curriculum Design and Implementation
Evidence-based Practice Principles for Managing Behaviour Learning

Core (12 cps)

Teachers as Classroom Researchers

Core (24 cps)**

Professional Project in Education Part A / Part B

What do I need for entry?

Academic Requirements

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a GPA of at least 5.0.  Applicants with a degree of Bachelor of Education (or equivalent) admitted into the Master of Education (MEd) course will receive 24 credit points of advanced standing (equivalent to two MEd elective subjects).

How long does it take?

2 years (24 months) full-time or part-time equivalent.

Where can I study?

You can study online only.

How much does it cost?

When can I start?

Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July

Additional Information

Course Codes

Tabor: ED914E
SATAC: Not applicable

Course Level

Make an Enquiry

Faculty of Education
Phone: 1300 482 267
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