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Education and teaching at Deakin University, Australia

As a teacher, you have the opportunity to shape young people’s lives and influence their future. Studying education and teaching at Deakin University will equip you with the skills you need to inspire the next generation to develop a love of learning.

Explore topics related to contemporary educational discourses. Whether you want to develop and inspire young minds in the classroom or broaden your skills for professional positions within the educational system, become graduate-ready with the skills employers in the field are looking for in new educators.

Deakin University is ranked #31 in the world for teaching and education.*

*QS Rankings by Subject


We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university.

We are proud to be:

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Among the best

Deakin's education programs are ranked #31 in the world*
*QS Rankings by Subject

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A top young university

One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
^QS World University Rankings

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#1 in skills development

Ranked the #1 university in Victoria, Australia for skills development**
**Student Experience Survey

Hands-on experience

Deakin's professional experience program gives you real-life teaching experience and study credit for your degree. You will undertake at least 60 days of placements, meaning your CV will be filled with practical know-how and sought-after skills that employers look for.

Education sector links

Graduate with confidence with a degree in education and teaching from Deakin. Our courses are developed in consultation with principals, teachers and educators. Graduates receive teacher qualifications which are professionally accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching. By studying a Bachelor of Education (Early Years), you will also be accredited by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACEEQA).

Career opportunities

There is a strong demand for qualified teachers worldwide. This has resulted in improvements in teaching conditions, resources and career advancement opportunities. As a Deakin graduate, you may find employment within the education sector in Australia or around the world.

Education professionals

Develop a greater understanding of relevant education issues, as well as high-level critical and evaluative skills. Deakin’s Master of Education brings together advanced learning and knowledge in professional education, inclusive education and international educational settings. The degree provides you with the skills to tackle the challenging and dynamic nature of education, as well as providing a rigorous research pathway to a PhD in education.

Education and teaching degrees

Find out more about studying education at Deakin or select an education degree from the table below.

Undergraduate education and teaching degrees

Postgraduate education and teaching degrees

While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of degree and unit offerings.

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