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Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)

This course is for educators and learning and development professionals wishing to enhance their practice and future career opportunities. It focuses on innovating, leading, learning and research in contemporary professional practice.

Learning and Leadership

Students can tailor the course, learning outcomes and assessments to their own workplace practice and career development, through the innovative Capability Wrap and E-portfolio. Students from diverse work backgrounds benefit from interaction with peers from a range of industry contexts, while being able to focus their work on issues that are relevant to them and their practice.

The course builds on the UTS renowned ‘Learning.Futures’ approach, specifically designed to offer busy professionals the latest in innovative on-campus learning spaces and technology-enhanced teaching for blended learning. The research-inspired teaching approach incorporates the UTS:Education’s strong international reputation for research on professional and workplace learning. (Note: This course is not a teaching qualification)

Postgraduate Info Eve - 27 April 2017


Why choose this course?

  • This course is suitable for candidates interested in learning and leading within the context of schools, corporate, government and non-government organisations, higher education, vocational education or professional bodies
  • The course is organised around three key themes: Learning Practices, Leading Learning and Innovation, and Investigating learning and Innovation.
  • The Capability Wrap is a course-wide process for students to identify tailored learning outcomes for the course that relate to their own workplace and career goals. These are constructed in a Learning Plan, which is revisited at the end of each subject. A final ‘wrapping’ at the end of the degree enables students to assess capabilities gained throughout the course.
  • The E-Portfolio is an active space where students can build a portfolio relevant to their work and career goals using the Capability Wrap process. The E-Portfolio is accessible to the student after graduation.
  • Credit recognition of up to 24cp is available. Please see the details under Credit Recognition in the course outline.
  • Career options include leadership, policy, educational, learning and development and training positions in schools, VET providers, higher education, universities, corporate sector, health services, government, community and non-governmental organisations, peak bodies, and professional associations.
  • UTS Alumni receive a 10% saving on tuition fees for full fee paying courses. For the full details and to check your eligibility please see - Alumni Advantage Program

Delivery: 1.5yrs FT, 3yrs PT, Face-to-Face, City campus. This course is taught in a blended mode, including block mode classes, supplemented with online activities. Ideal for busy professionals.

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Student profiles

Christina King, UTS Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)Christina King
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Primary Teacher — Department of Education

“I decided to return to UTS to study the Master of Education (Learning and Leadership) because of the practice-based approach offered by UTS courses.”

Michelle Sullivan, UTS:Education Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)Michelle Sullivan
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Teacher — IGS International Grammar School

“I chose the UTS Masters of Education (Learning and Leadership) as it addressed leading learning beyond the traditional educational sector.”

David Gauci, UTS Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)David Gauci
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Executive Director — Talent, Engagement and Development, Nielsen

“I specifically chose UTS because of the emphasis on integrating learning to my professional and personal context.”

Anurag Sethia, UTS Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)Anurag Sethia
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Learning and Development — NOKIA Australia

“As well as gaining specific knowledge and skills, I have also been exposed to new and different ways of thinking.”

Kim LyThumbnail sized image of Kim Ly
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Learning Innovator (Senior School) at Roseville College

“I was looking for a postgraduate course that would embed the teaching and learning philosophies of the 21st century.”

Chris Tanthumbnail image of Chris Tan
Master of Education (Learning and Leadership)
Teacher at St Vincent’s College, Potts Point and believer in Educational Entrepreneurship

“I want to revolutionise how education is being presented in Australia and make wholesale changes.”

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