Disciplines within education and teaching
- Early childhood education
- Education leadership
- Further study for qualified teachers
- Health and physical education
- Higher education learning and teaching
- Primary teaching
- Secondary teaching and vocational education
- Specialist inclusive education
- Teaching English to speakers of other languages
- Teaching languages
- The CASPer test
Courses within Education and teaching
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Bachelor of Education (Early Years)
Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Bachelor of Health and Physical Education
Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Graduate Certificate of Applied Learning and Teaching
Graduate Certificate of Digital Learning Leadership
Graduate Certificate of Education
Graduate Certificate of Education Business Leadership
Graduate Certificate of Education Research
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching
Graduate Certificate of Languages Teaching
Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education
Graduate Certificate of STEM Education
Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Education)
Master of Applied Learning and Teaching
Master of Digital Learning Leadership
Master of Education
Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
Master of Languages Teaching
Master of Specialist Inclusive Education
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
Master of Teaching (Primary and Early Childhood)
Master of Teaching (Primary and Secondary)
Master of Teaching (Primary)
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Students applying to all initial teacher education courses will be required to take the CASPer assessment. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgement test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching.
Be inspired to inspire others
Step out of the lecture room and into real classes. Through Deakin, you'll get classroom experience with our participating schools from your first year of study onwards. You can even take your teaching studies around the world. Learning is a journey after all.
Our Global Education Program gives you an international perspective on teaching. Learn about different cultures by studying in Chile, Nepal, Switzerland or Vanuatu. Our commitment to indigenous education means we also run a program in Australia's Northern Territory.
Education sector links
Our courses are developed in consultation with principals, teachers and the Victorian Institute of Teaching, which means you learn exactly what employers in the field are looking for in new teachers.
Through my work placement experience, I was able to come to the conclusion that primary school teaching was the right career for me.
Education (primary) student
Hands-on experience before you graduate
Our professional experience program gives you real-life teaching experience and study credit for your degree. You'll undertake at least 80 days of placements, packing your CV with practical know-how and sought-after skills that employers look for.
Ranked among the best
Deakin's ranked in the top 30 universities in the world for its education courses, based on the 2018 QS World University Rankings, which are informed by academic and employer reputation, as well as research impact.
Rewards for postgraduate study
Deakin alumni, their spouses and immediate family may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on their enrolment fees with the Deakin postgraduate bursary.
*2019 QS World University Rankings by subject