University of Western Australia
Master of Education /
Graduate Diploma in Professional Studies in Education (articulated to the Master of Education)
The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia (UWA), established in 1911, is Western Australia's premier university and one of Australia's most prestigious educational institutions. UWA is one of Australia's elite "sandstone" universities, one of the "Group of Eight" in the top bracket of Australian universities. It is regarded as one of Australia's top research institutions, attracting researchers of world standing across the range of disciplines, with international leaders in many diverse fields. UWA promotes excellence in teaching through commitment and strong support to professional development, and also through its annual Excellence in Teaching Awards. It has acquired an international reputation for academic excellence and achievement, and has achieved top national ratings (five stars) for its prestige, research performance, staff qualifications, student demand, gender balance, positive graduate outcomes and academic services in Australia's foremost non-government rating of universities, the "Good Universities Guide".
The Graduate School of Education
UWA has offered programmes in education, through its Graduate School of Education (GSE), since 1916. Its educational graduates and staff have occupied leading positions as principals in schools, in educational systems as consultants and administrators, and as leading researchers and academics in universities all over the world. The GSE is committed to quality programmes suited to the diverse individual and cultural needs of professional educators. The GSE is also committed to ensuring its strong international identity and status as a centre for innovative teaching practices, developing new programmes and research initiatives, and providing professional development opportunities. The GSE has an established track record in conducting its programmes internationally in Singapore and Hong Kong . GSE staff are internationally known and respected for their work in different areas of education. They present regularly at major national and international conferences, publish widely in top quality international journals, write important books for education and consult widely in education in Australia and internationally. They bring this expertise to the Hong Kong programme.