Honours degree of Bachelor of Education

A pathway to research

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Administrative enquiries

Research Degrees Office
Phone: +61 3 9905 2821

Academic enquiries

Clayton and Berwick
Dr Scott Bulfin
Honours Course Leader
Phone: +61 3 9905 9067

Peninsula
Dr Ruth Jeanes
Peninsula Honours Coordinator
Phone: +61 3 9904 4216

The Honours degree of Bachelor of Education is a focused pathway to future research and improved practice. If you see your future in educational research, want to learn new research and critical analysis skills and improve your employability, our honours degree can help get you there.

Take this opportunity to pursue an area of interest you want to investigate further and didn't have the chance to in your coursework program.

The Honours course is designed for students who have completed their undergraduate degree with a Distinction average in their final two years of study.

Working alongside an academic supervisor, this excellent introduction into research will help you learn how to design, frame, conduct and report on a substantial investigation in education.

Why do research?

  • To pursue your interests and to challenge yourself.
  • To think more deeply about your work as a professional.
  • To better understand a thorny, complex problem.
  • To influence policy, curriculum or to challenge systems and thinking.
  • To pursue a career in areas such as educational research, policy making, curriculum or school administration.

A pathway to research

Many of Monash University’s PhD students showed their ability as researchers through their honours projects. We invite you to think about this option and hope that you might see yourself as one of the new generation of informed teachers, teacher-researchers, or academics coming out of one of Australia‚Äôs finest education faculties.

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