Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Education


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


This Master of Education specialisation is designed for those wanting to extend their interest and deepen their knowledge and practice of teaching and learning in schools, tertiary education, workplaces and in communities. Taking units within this specialisation will deepen the knowledge and expertise of learning professionals across contexts in:

  • adult education
  • educational technologies
  • gifted education
  • information and communication technologies (ICTs)
  • language and literacy
  • mathematics and science
  • music
  • teaching and learning.


In order to graduate from D6002 Master of Education with a specialisation in expert teaching practice students must complete two or three enhanced professional learning units from the following (24 or 36 points):

  • EDF5645 Educating the gifted
  • EDF5646 Talent development and diversity
  • EDF5647 Technology and education key issues and debates
  • EDF5648 Instructional design: Harnessing digital technologies for learning
  • EDF5649 Language and literacies across educational contexts
  • EDF5650 Literacy leadership in schools, workplaces and communities
  • EDF5651 Developing expertise in mathematics education
  • EDF5653 Research perspectives in music education
  • EDF5654 Teaching music: Theory and practice
  • EDF5655 Expertise in teaching
  • EDF5657 Indigenous perspectives in professional practice
  • EDF5665 Environmental education, design and learning for sustainability
  • EDF5666 Education, development and ecological sustainability
  • EDF5674 Engaging with practices of contemporary science
  • EDF5810 Applied learning

Refer to the course entry for full course requirements.

Relevant courses

D6002 Master of Education