The School of Education is a research-intensive school which emphasises the centrality of research and collaboration in determining how we should engage in the education profession. Research is a vital aspect of the school’s activity and central to its existence. In fact, UNSW was ranked in the top three universities in Australia for specialist studies in education as well as for social sciences.
The School of Education is home to several distinctive research teams comprising of staff and local and international students. Our students experience training that enables them to carry out their own research programs and publish in leading academic journals. Our graduates are renowned for their advanced research skills as well as their ability to produce academic work worthy of an international audience.
The School offers the following postgraduate research programs:
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD (PDF) (2 Mb))
- Master of Education by Research (MEd (PDF) (2 Mb))
- Master of Education by Research in Applied Linguistics (MEdAppLing (PDF) (2 Mb))
- Master of Educational Leadership by Research (MEdLead (PDF) (2 Mb))
- Master of Philosophy (Higher Education) - Brochure (PDF) (1 Mb)
If you are interested in applying as a postgraduate research student, please click here (PDF) (236 Kb) for more information about the School of Education's application process. If you need assistance in choosing a potential research supervisor, visit the updated list of academic staff members and their research interests.
For more information about the Master of Philosophy in Higher Education or any other Research programs offered by the School of Education, please contact the School's Higher Degree Admissions Coordinator:
Phone: 02 9385 1977