Top 1% of universities worldwide


#1 in Australia for education


#5 in the world for education


Industry experts shape every Deakin course


Award-winning uni career service


#1 Victorian uni for educational experience


Find an education degree

Advance your career in education with an internationally recognised degree from Deakin. Our postgraduate courses will help you improve your skill set, move into another area of teaching or step up into a leadership position. Want to qualify to become a teacher? Browse our courses.


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, masters and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.

Looking for an education degree that will prepare you for the workplace?

When you study education at Deakin you will build a professional network and learn in-demand skills.

Industry designed degrees

Our education courses are designed in consultation with principals, teachers and educators to meet the needs of industry. You will be taught by staff members with industry experience who are recognised as leaders in their fields.

Take up an internship or placement

Step out of the lecture theatre and into real classes. At Deakin, you can gain classroom experience in any of our 1400 participating schools. Our graduates are now school principals, vocational and tertiary education professionals and more.

Top professional roles in education

Employment in education and training is projected to grow by 13.4% or 149,600 new jobs by 2026 according to Australian Government employment projections. Get ahead with Deakin – we’ll individually tailor your work placement, allowing you to build your network within the community and industry.

  • 10,600 new jobs for early childhood teachers.
  • 13,900 new jobs for tertiary education teachers.
  • 7700 new jobs for primary school teachers.
  • 5800 new jobs for secondary school teachers.

Top 5 in the world for education

Deakin is ranked among the top 5 universities globally for education. This highlights our course quality, cutting-edge facilities, leading academics and outstanding graduate outcomes.

The experiences I've had at Deakin have opened my mind and are changing the way I think and act for the better. If you are looking for a place where you can study and build your career, I recommend Deakin University.

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Master of Education

Exceptional teaching experiences

Gain specialist knowledge, experience and skills that employers value to advance your career.

Advance your skills

Study a Deakin industry-accredited education course and gain practical experience in cutting-edge facilities. Build the confidence and leadership skills that will set you apart from other graduates.

Research excellence

Do you want to help shape the future of innovation in education? Join the top university in Australia for educational research. Deakin's School of Education is an active contributor to global education research and theory.

Learn from industry experts

You will be taught by industry leaders who are recognised as innovators in their fields. Many of our staff are leading researchers, actively improving the field of education in Australia and overseas.

Why study in Australia?

Why study in Australia?

Safe, welcoming and diverse, Australia is one of the most popular destinations for students around the world. Discover what it’s like to live and study in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

#1 university for student support

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. From orientation and welcome sessions to academic support and social activities, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Cost of studying in Australia

Make your dream of studying at university in Australia a reality. Learn how university fees work, how to calculate and pay your fees and discover international scholarship opportunities.


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Get help or contact Deakin

Our friendly advisers are available to speak to you one-on-one about your study options, support services for international students and how we can help you study at Deakin in Australia.

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