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Master of Education / Master of Business Administration

CRICOS Code 096264D

Master of Education – Master of Business Administration (MEd/MBA) program is for career enhancement and to develop strong educational management capabilities. Students entering with a Business, Management or Education/training background will be able to enhance their knowledge and skills to perform leadership roles relevant to education.

In an era of increasing independence in School management, this MEd/MBA is designed for Educators who want professional development that includes business administration capabilities. The course will also appeal to students wishing a career in management with a need for understanding teaching and learning paradigms. This will enable professional managers to plan, implement and evaluate training and other professional development programs underpinned by a robust foundation of education concepts.

Students in this program will learn contemporary approaches to leadership within education and managerial environments. A global approach will enhance students’ capacity to function effectively in diverse professional situations. Students will have important opportunities to engage in research action activities as well as a capstone major project. There is also an opportunity for participation in an internship with a professional organisation.


Course Structure

The MEd / MBA program is made up of 16 Subjects.  Students will undertake nine (9) core subjects and select four (4) subjects from  a specified ED level 5 subject from List 1 and a further three (3) subjects from the specified List two.


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Please Note: This program does not lead to eligibility for Teacher Registration in Australia.