Higher education learning and teaching


Study higher education learning and teaching at Deakin and learn how to support and deliver professional development programs for academics through adult educators.

Study that suits you: study online at our Cloud Campus


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.

Research with us

If you're interested in further study related to higher education learning and teaching, then a higher degree by research could be for you.

Learn more about researching with us

Study that suits your lifestyle

Our courses and programs for those with a career in the higher education sector can be studied online at Deakin's Cloud Campus. So if you're currently working, you've got the flexibility to choose when and where you study, in a way that fits around your schedule.

Professional practice degrees

If you are a professional with extensive experience and knowledge in your field, a professional practice degree can help you gain a professionally recognised qualification. Students gain their degree through a combination of professional practice credentialling and coursework units. The course suits educators, learning designers and educational resource managers, working in the fields of digital learning and emerging technologies in the higher education sector.

Download the Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) course guide here

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.


Browse other disciplines within education and teaching

Choose an area that you're interested in and learn how Deakin's extensive range of study options and experiences can help turn your dreams into reality.

Still haven't found what you are looking for?