International students

Deakin offers a number of professional development programs for qualified teachers. Explore the range of specialised areas available, including in TESOL, specialist inclusive education and education leadership. You will gain a deeper understanding of contemporary education issues and develop high-level critical and evaluative skills that could help you secure leadership roles.


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Advance your career in education

Build on your current knowledge and experience and develop a more advanced skill set, under the guidance of world-leading academic staff. You will graduate with an internationally-recognised qualification, a comprehensive knowledge of how to manage or address contemporary education issues, and a newfound confidence to inspire, educate and empower future generations.

A world-class education

Deakin's education degrees are ranked 31st in the world*, so you can be confident that what you learn is relevant to the sector and your career. You will learn from experts in the industry who are highly experienced, engaged in contemporary research and working to improve the quality of education in Australia and worldwide.

Online to on-campus pathway

Please note: students are not currently able to travel to Australia to study on campus. We encourage you to accept your offer now to start studying online, and when Australia's borders re-open, you will be able to travel to Australia to commence on-campus study. We recommend you apply for your visa as soon as we issue your confirmation of enrolment. While you hold a valid student visa, the Australian government will recognise any study undertaken online towards eligibility for post study work rights.

Learn more about Deakin's online to on-campus pathway

For more details about post-study work rights, visit the Australian Government's Post-Study Work Stream website


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.

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Graduate with confidence with a degree in further education from Deakin. Our degrees are developed in consultation with principals, teachers and educators to ensure they address the needs of the industry.

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.

Felizarda, Mozambique

Master of Education

Career opportunities

Whether you are looking to upskill, move into another area of teaching or to take on a new challenge in education leadership, Deakin has a degree to suit your career progression. Our graduates have gone on to become school principals, head teachers, vocational and tertiary education professionals, education consultants and work in government departments advising on curriculum.

How to apply: international students

Deakin University students Tatyana and Kaweesha talk through the application process at Deakin. Learn about meeting entry requirements, organising your documents and submitting your application – either directly or through a Deakin agent.

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