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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Postgraduate course tuition fees are generally charged at the Full Fee or Domestic Fee Paying rate. Government and University funded scholarships and financial support may be applicable for certain postgraduate courses.
Some general fee information for coursework and research study is provided below.
We recommend you visit our Fees Calculator for a more comprehensive view of the cost of postgraduate courses and units.
We provide scholarships and awards to students enrolled in an Honours program or Master by coursework.
Scholarships generally have selection criteria, which must be met, and can provide financial support to assist you with education and living expenses.
At ECU, we are committed to undertaking high quality research and offer a number of scholarships to students undertaking a Doctoral or Master by research degree.
Research scholarships support Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents.
The Research Training Scheme provides tuition fee funding for students in selected research courses. Whilst you remain eligible for this scheme, you will not be required to pay for your tuition fees up-front, nor will you accrue a tuition fee debt for the duration of the course.
To be eligible you must be:
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These courses are subsidised by the Australian Government. The Government contributes towards your tuition fees and you are responsible for the remaining tuition fees called your 'student contribution'. The rate of tuition fees changes annually for these courses.
To view the Postgraduate Commonwealth Government Supported Courses for the current year, please go to the Fees Calculator.
Successful completion of a Bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution. Application may be made prior to the release of results indicating completion of the first degree course. The Bachelor Degree must provide a suitable background for a major and a minor area of specialisation, reflecting secondary school curriculum areas.
Applications are made direct to ECU for Semesters 1 and 2. Selection is based on academic qualifications, resume and a personal statement on why the applicant wishes to become a teacher.
Applicants who have completed their secondary education and Bachelor Degree studies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, do not need to provide proof of English competency.
Applicants who have completed their secondary education in South Africa in English and have a Bachelor Degree taught in English from a South African University, are deemed to have met English language requirements for entry to the Graduate Diploma of Education.
To satisfy the English entry requirements for all other applicants, evidence needs to be shown of:
a) Academic IELTS with an overall score of 7.5 or above with no score below 7 in each of the four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing; OR
b) A TOEFL, paper based only, with a minimum score of 625 including a Test of Written English score of 5.0 or better; OR
c) A Pearson English Test with an overall score of 78 with no score less than 73
Available for study part-time only at mid-year.