Master of Education

Take the next step in Christian
Educational Leadership.

Course Information

Grow your knowledge and career opportunities

As a professional teacher, you’ve learned to set goals for your students. Whether they’re working towards a test, a public performance or major assessment, you work alongside them to envision and achieve success together. Now, as you consider your own career goals, Excelsia College Online is there to help you take your next step with a Master of Education (MEd).

Perhaps you want to hone your skills in the classroom, increase your earning potential or become a leader in your professional learning community. Perhaps your eye is on a future role as a principal or curriculum leader. Whichever path you want your career to take, our online MEd prepares professional educators for advancement in any area of educational research, leadership and practice.

This 100 per cent online course can be completed in as little as 16 months part-time, allowing you to maintain your work, home and other commitments without compromising your study.

A faith-based approach to learning

Excelsia College’s respected academics will guide your learning from a faith-based perspective, teaching you to reflect deeply on the ways in which your Christian worldview impacts your role as a teacher and leader. Our courses are aligned with AITSL standards, and students will graduate with the confidence to lead in both religious and non-religious educational environments.

Admission requirements

Our MEd is for professional educators seeking career advancement.

Entry requirements

  1. A four year Bachelor of Education or equivalent qualification; and eithera)    the completion of postgraduate studies OR

    b)    professional experience equivalent to one year full-time in a field considered by the faculty to be appropriate to the program of study;


  2. A Bachelor’s degree and either the Bachelor of Teaching, Master of Teaching or Graduate Diploma in Education or equivalent qualification.

What are the online course fees?

Our fees are structured so you only pay for the units you are currently studying, meaning your fees are charged in instalments.

In some cases, you might be granted Advanced Standing, which will affect the number of units you have to complete and how much your Excelsia College Online postgraduate degree will cost you.

Master of Education
8 units to complete
$1,910 $15,280


Is FEE-HELP available

FEE-HELP is available to eligible students to assist with partial or full fee payments. If you are an Australian citizen, or you hold a permanent humanitarian visa and will be living in Australia while you study, you are eligible for FEE-HELP. (New Zealand citizens or those holding other permanent visas are not eligible.)

You need to apply for FEE-HELP via the Australian Government’s Study Assist Program.

Course Units

Excelsia's online Master of Education will give you the tools you need to be a leading classroom teacher and progress into leadership roles in education.

To earn an MEd, you must complete eight units:

Core units (Part A)

One of the following specialisations (Part B)



Compulsory research units (Part C)

To receive further information about these units, speak to one of our Student Enrolment Advisors on 02 9819 8888

International Students

Candidates whose qualifying studies were completed in a language other than English will normally be required to demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to the overall minimum score of 7.0 in the IELTS Academic test.

Course Master of Education
Length 16 months part-time
$1,910 per unit. FEE-HELP is available.
Faculty School of Education


Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools to make an immediate impact on your career. Offering two specialisations in highly regarded fields, Leadership and Curriculum, you can apply your new skills to your classroom or curriculum immediately.



Delivering six study periods across the year, you will focus your learning on one unit per study period. Each study period runs for seven weeks, so you will complete units faster, enabling you to focus your learning. You can start at a study period that suits your schedule, and should you need to, skip a study period if other life commitments require your full attention.



Receive one-on-one support from a dedicated Student Success Advisor throughout your study journey. Whether you need support scheduling your workload, reminders of assignment due dates or motivation to hit your next milestone, we’re available to work with you when you need us.