Further study for qualified teachers


Deakin offers a number of professional development programs for qualified teachers. With a range of specialised areas, you’ll gain an understanding of contemporary education issues and develop high-level critical and evaluation skills.

Stay relevant: learn what is at the forefront of the industry today
Master of Education: offered fully online, study and learn anywhere

Career opportunities

A course in education can lead you to a career in:

  • community education centres
  • early childhood education
  • government departments
  • hospitals
  • primary schools
  • private academies and agencies
  • private colleges
  • secondary schools
  • sports, recreation and fitness industries
  • TAFE, Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • universities.


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.

The course is continuously changing to cater to what's relevant to what is happening in the industry today.

Juliana De Quilettes

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)/Master of Education

Our community

Our teaching courses are accredited with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). We’ve also got links with a number of industry partners.

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.

Learn more about researching with us

Recent Deakin research

Early childhood science education: do Australian publishing trends represent world publishing trends?

Coral Campbell finds, from a historical perspective, a distinctive approach evolving in early childhood science education.

Deakin's 15% postgraduate bursary

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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