Enhance your leadership career options. Refine and expand your current skillset through practical, hands-on learning. You'll be taught by industry experts who are highly experienced and engaged in contemporary research, working to improve the quality of learning to make a positive impact on education in Australia and around the world.
Postgraduate (further study)
A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.
Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)
Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.
This course was a practical and very professional course. It helped to improve our educational outcomes for the betterment of the students.
Garry Coyte, Principal, St Bedes College, Melbourne
Graduate Certificate of Education Business Leadership graduate
The education leadership program offers professional learning to leaders and aspiring leaders in education and allied areas. Graduates are more confident in leadership and management and prepared to take their career to the next level. The Master of Education (Leadership and Management) also provides a direct pathway to PhD level study.
Research with us
We have partnerships to help you develop innovative research. With links to schools, professional associations and government departments, we’ll help bring your ideas to life.
A world-class education
Deakin's education discipline is ranked 27th in the world by the prestigious QS World University Rankings (by subject 2019), so you can be assured that what you learn is relevant to the sector and your career.
Deakin alumni – get a head start with your postgraduate fees
If you're a Deakin alumni commencing a postgraduate course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your spouse and members of your immediate family may also be eligible to apply.
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