Education (Bachelor of Arts)



The Bachelor of Arts Education Major equips you with the foundational skills required to gain a strong understanding of education across a broad range of contexts. Learn about educating children, young people and adults and if you are looking to pathway into teaching, work towards pursuing further studies through one of Deakin’s accredited postgraduate teaching degrees.

Explore topics like the sociology, politics and policy of education, the history and philosophy of education, how psychology is applied to the work of educators to better understand how people learn and become motivated, and how we teach each other about inclusivity and diversity. Additionally learn how to make a social justice impact through developing engaging and inclusive resources for educational professional practice.

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Unit set code

MJ-A310007 (major)

MN-A310007 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne), Online

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  • To complete a Major sequence in Education Studies select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Education Studies select any four (4) credit points from below, including no more than one (1) credit point at level one, and at least one (1) credit point at level 3.

Complete 8 units from:

  • Education, Knowledge and Society
  • From Aristotle to ATARS: the History, Philosophy and Future of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educators and Learners
  • Literacy, Numeracy and Education
  • Culture, Diversity and Participation in Education
  • Education and Humanitarian Development
  • Education, Communication and Technology