UNSW Australia

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Master of Education (Gifted Education)


UNSW Sydney, NSW

Sydney, New South 2052


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education (Gifted Education)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Designed for teachers who would like to specialize in the field of gifted education.

The rewarding programs focus on contemporary issues involving gifted and talented students as well as the development of curricula and teaching strategies for their learning needs.

Master of Education (Gifted Education)

One compulsory course - Key Concepts in Gifted Education
Three elective courses from options within the Gifted Education specialization
One elective research methodology course
One independent research project
Two elective courses from the full range of Master of Education options

Program-level learning outcomes:

•    Advanced disciplinary knowledge and practices
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the field of education as it relates to their specialist area of study, and the ability to synthesize and apply disciplinary principles and practices to new or complex environments.

•    Enquiry-based learning
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of research-based learning and the ability to plan, analyse, present implement and evaluate complex activities that contribute to advanced professional practice and/or intellectual scholarship in education

•    Cognitive skills and critical thinking
Demonstrate advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills

•    Communication, adaptive and interactional skills
Communicate effectively to a range of audiences, and be capable of independent and collaborative enquiry and team-based leadership

•    Global outlook
Demonstrate an understanding of international perspectives relevant to the educational field

•    Ethics
Demonstrate an advanced capacity to recognise and negotiate the complex and often contested values and ethical practices that underlie education

This program will enhance your career options and professional advancement within a broad range of educational institutions, including early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational, workplace and tertiary teaching.

Many of our graduates progress into specialist fields of education by developing and extending their understanding of a critical area of education.

This program is a gateway to higher research study.

If you are interested in pursuing a research career we encourage you to study research methodology and undertake a research project during your course.



International Student Requirements:

The entry requirements for the Master of Education programs are a recognized Bachelor degree plus a pre-service teaching qualification.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Non-U.S. Higher Ed. Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

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