Higher Education specialisation - Master of Education

Currently working as a teacher in higher education? Advance your learning and professional practice with the Master of Education in Higher Education.

This specialisation is ideal for experienced tertiary teachers who want to critique and enhance their professional learning and practice. You examine your own practice as a higher education teacher through an inquiry into your own practice, and critique and redesign of curriculum and assessment practices. Papers also consider broader topics including global impacts on higher education, and leadership and collegial practice.


This is part of the Master of Education.

Start date: 2021

Start date: 2022

You need a total of 180 points to successfully complete the Master of Education, including completing either a dissertation or a thesis where you can explore a topic of your interest.

Complete the following courses

And choose one of these courses

And choose from the following courses

1. Relevant professional experience is necessary to take this course. Programme leader approval required.
2. Additional courses from the Master of Education can be substituted with approval from the programme leader.

Other higher education programmes

Other specialisations in the Master of Education

Key features
  • Aimed at experienced tertiary teachers
  • Critique and develop your practice as a higher education teacher
  • Opportunity to apply assessments to own professional practice
  • Consider broader topics that impact higher education
  • Research a topic of your interest through a dissertation or thesis

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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