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Master of Arts - Education (International Students)

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  • Objectives
    This is a supervised research program. The research of each candidate is conducted under the supervision of a full-time member of the academic staff. Candidates are required to participate in an oral colloquium about one third of the way through candidature in which the proposed research is defended, and will ultimately to submit a thesis embodying the results of their research. The thesis may be a single volume of disciplinary scholarship or a folio consisting of an exegesis and two to four research products relating to professional practice. MA candidates showing significant promise as research students may be invited to transfer their enrolment to the Doctor of Philosophy program. Areas in which research supervision may be available are provided in the descriptions for these doctoral courses.
  • Entry requirements
    Candidates require a bachelor degree with good honours (H2B) or a masters degree in education containing a research paper or minor thesis, or other qualifications/research publications approved as equivalent. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for on-campus and 7 for off-campus is required by non-English speaking background applicants. All on-campus applicants are required to participate in a Faculty induction program.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Arts - Education (International Students)
  • Course description
    Fees and charges
    Fee paying place - International (IFP)
    A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.

    Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.

    Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
    EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

    * The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
    The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2009 can be viewed at  http://www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/handbooks2009/search.php.
    Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
    Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.



    English language requirements
    A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required by on-campus non-English speaking background applicants for higher degrees by research. All such applicants are required to participate in a Faculty induction program. A minimum IELTS score of 7.0 is required by off-campus non-English speaking background applicants for higher degrees by research.
    Fields of Supervision
    Fields of Supervision details


    Admission requirements - general
    The minimum qualification for admission as a candidate for a degree of master by research is a degree of bachelor with honours, from a recognised tertiary institution, in a field relevant to the program which the applicant proposes to undertake and for which the University can provide the required supervisory expertise.


    Admission requirements - specific
    Candidates require a bachelor degree with good honours (H2B) or a masters degree in education containing a research paper or minor thesis, or other qualifications/research publications approved as equivalent.

    A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for on-campus and 7 for off-campus is required by non-English speaking background applicants.  All on-campus applicants are required to participate in a Faculty induction program.


    How to apply

        * Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now.
        * Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office.
        * Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.

    Tracking your application:
    If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

        * If you applied online, log back into the Applicant Portal using your username and password.
        * If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
        * If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact that office.

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