Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This course focuses on specialised study areas and units that are currently in demand and featuring innovative areas. The course has a fresh new approach to learning that values both the individual component and peer-to-peer relationships. These programs will suit teachers, educators and graduates with relevant employment experience who are seeking to make a career change within education or enhance their existing education career.

Designed for

Teachers, educators and graduates seeking professional development or graduates seeking a career change


The 144 credit point course is comprised of 24 credit points of core units, a 24 credit point facilitated study unit, and the remaining 96 credit points are comprised of study area core units and option units, or, for students who select the general studies option with no study area, 96 credit points of option units.


  • Education-early childhood teaching
  • Education-early years
  • Education-inclusive education
  • Education-leadership and management
  • Education -school guidance and counselling (general)
  • Education-teaching English as a second language (TESOL)
  • Education-STEM in Education.

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline
  • Current teacher registration is required for some majors.


Early Childhood Teaching study area: Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Study pathways

Applicants with a Level 8 qualification in the field of education can be awarded advanced standing for up to 48 credit points, depending on the study area A. Students may exit with the award of a Graduate Certificate in Education once they have completed 48 credit points of appropriate units.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $45,100 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

International students may choose to study Early Years, General Studies, Leadership and Management, Inclusive Education, STEM in Education, or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). The School Guidance and Counselling full-time study area offers a block unit which must be completed early in the year as it is a prerequisite to the majority of units in the program.

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