Master of Education (Social Ecology)

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A Master of Education (Social Ecology) offers lifelong learning for personal meaning and social effectiveness in a changing work environment. This degree gives you the professional and personal skills you need to take your interests further, through a combination of on-campus intensives and online learning.

Key themes include social-ecological understanding, transformative learning, applied imagination, environmental education and advocacy, community action, eco-psychology and cultural change, decolonising perspectives for social justice, and researching for sustainable futures. 

Develop skills in social-ecological understanding, critical thinking, leadership, creativity and communication and apply these to your workplace and/or community.

Flexible study options

A four-day intensive teaching session is held in January and July each year, with an additional mid-semester one-day workshop. With support from staff, you can then complete further study online, at a time that suits you.

Top 4 in Australia for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education

Western is ranked 16th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

This program is only available to domestic students.


Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

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"My goal is to continue to home in on how to best develop, facilitate, and deliver real and meaningful educational experiences across the lifespan for learners of all ages."

— Julie Regalado. Master of Education (Social Ecology)

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.