|Education - 2354|
The Master of Education by Research is suited to the needs of professionals requiring some further research training and experience who are unable to devote the three or more years required to complete a PhD program. Candidates would normally have completed an undergraduate degree in Education at Honours level but those who have undertaken a Master degree in Education by coursework with superior results may be eligible for admission.
Students who complete the Master of Education by Research program will be competent to carry out research in their chosen area and to advise others on research matters.
Candidates are required to complete three coursework components relevant to their area of research and a thesis. The coursework components are selected after consultation with the supervisor. The program takes two years full-time or four years part-time. Courses offered by the School of Education in 2010 are:
Optional courses for Postgraduate Research students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
Interdisciplinary Faculty Courses
Master of Education by Research in Applied Linguistics
This is a cross-disciplinary program (program 2354, plan code EDSTNR2354) run by the School of Education and Linguistics. Students are required to complete a 30,000 word thesis (which may be supervised in either the School of Education or Linguistics depending on the topic and available expertise) and to take three courses, as follows: one compulsory course on research methods, plus two electives (one from Linguistics and one from Education).
Compulsory Course on Research Methods
Elective Courses in Linguistics
Elective Courses in Education
Students may choose any one of the Master of Education courses offered in the School of Education.
Please refer to the Conditions for the Award of the Degree.
For information regarding fees for UNSW programs, please refer to the following website: https://my.unsw.edu.au/student/fees/FeesMainPage.html