#1 in Australia for education


Top 200 universities worldwide


#5 in the world for education


At least 60 days of work placements


Award-winning university career service


Find a teaching degree

Our teaching degrees are taught by industry leaders applying the latest innovative research. Set yourself up for your dream career with at least 60 days of guaranteed teaching placements and graduate with the skills and experience you need to teach the next generation.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


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 a teaching degree that will prepare you for the workplace?

Deakin teaching degrees are industry-informed and have guaranteed teaching placements.

Gain invaluable classroom experience

Depending on the teaching degree you choose, you will complete at least 60 days of placements as part of our Professional Experience Program. This allows you to gain real-life teaching experience and study credit for your degree.

Build your professional networks

Our vast network of 1400 education partners across Australia means you can begin building your teaching network from day one.

Pathways to Deakin

Pathways to Deakin

Study on campus in Australia with local students at Deakin College and earn a guaranteed pathway to Deakin University. Based on campus, Deakin College provides a supportive and smooth pathway to a world-class degree at Deakin. Successfully complete the Foundation Program and transition into a first-year bachelor degree.

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Professional recognition

As a Deakin teaching graduate, you will be ready to step straight into your dream teaching role. All of our teaching courses are accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Plus, our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education are accredited by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Top professional roles in teaching

The education and training industry is one of the largest growing employment industries in Australia and is projected to grow by 13.4% by November 2026 – that is 149,600 new jobs^. Our courses are designed with current industry practice in mind, and engage you in real-world industry projects, to ensure you graduate prepared and ahead of the pack.

Top 5 in the world for education

Deakin is ranked among the top 5 universities in the world for education and educational research, based on our course quality, cutting-edge facilities, leading academics and outstanding graduate outcomes.

Apart from the high-quality education, my degree also allowed me to build a teaching network. Deakin’s teaching placement office is well-equipped to help international students like me find placements.

Savini, Sri Lanka

Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary)

World-class teaching

Our industry-shaped courses and practical, real-world approach to learning prepares you to be adaptable across the jobs of the future.

Innovative facilities

As a Deakin teaching student you will have access to specialised teaching spaces, including the Nyaal interactive learning precinct at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. Here, you can experience different classroom environments virtually in a 360-degree theatre.

Well-rounded graduates

Your Deakin teaching degree is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and informed by the latest education research. You will gain practical teaching experience, build a strong skillset and solid professional network to ensure you graduate ready to make a difference for future generations.

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 Victorian 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.


Deakin references data from a range of government, higher education and reputable media sources. For more information, visit our list of sources.

^ Australian Government Occupation Projections for 2026, 2021

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.

Phone: +61 3 9918 9188

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