The Master of Education (and incorporated postgraduate certificate and diploma) encourages you to develop advanced knowledge, critical analysis and research skills in the field of education. You may also specialise in a field of education.
This master's degree has a strong focus on evaluating theory from a practice perspective from a range of different educational sectors and settings. In your thesis you have the opportunity to investigate an issue, innovation or problem in your own educational setting.
AUT encourages early application. These qualifications will remain open until all places have been filled.
This qualification enhances the academic, research and professional expertise of graduates in the educational work sector.
One of the following with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers (or equivalent):
The content of this postgraduate education programme is determined by your choice of papers and thesis topic. While you can specialise in a specific sub-field of education, you are required to develop your research capabilities in a more general way.Papers
You complete the master's degree with papers and one of the following:
CLSY800 Reading Paper
EDUC802 Curriculum Design and Assessment in Higher Education
EDUC804 Learning in a Digital Age
EDUC807 The Inquiring Higher Education Teacher
EDUC810 Early Years: Extending Children's Thinking
EDUC811 Early Years: Reconceptualising Childhood
EDUC812 Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC813 Education in Schools: Learning and Teaching
EDUC814 Individual Directed Study
EDUC815 Special Topic 1
EDUC816 Special Topic 2
EDUC817 Educational Philosophy
EDUC823 Pasifika Education: Issues, Educational Research Methodologies
EDUC824 Educational Futures - Part 1: The Theory
EDUC825 Educational Futures - Part 2: The Practice
EDUC836 Learning Environments for the 21st Century
EDUC837 Digital Pedagogies and the Techno-Literate Teacher
EDUC838 Engaging with science
EDUC839 Engaging students with science
PGDipEd and MEd students may select one (only) of the following papers from the Master of Educational Leadership programme:
EDLD802 Leading in Diverse Cultures and Communities
EDLD803 Reflecting on Professional Practice as an Educational Leader
EDLD901 Conceptualisations of Educational Leadership
EDLD804 Organisational Culture and Educational Leadership
Last updated: 10-Aug-2017 2.00pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.