Why study postgrad education at Curtin?

Benefit from industry connections. Our School of Education has 900+ formal partnership agreements with schools and education providers in all sectors, so you can graduate ready to stand out from the crowd.

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Build on your previous qualification or experience with our globally relevant programs, which are informed by innovative and up-to-date research.

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You’ll gain the extra skills, knowledge and experience that you need to take that next step in your career or move in an exciting new direction.

David and Anne Bottomley - Picture credit Jaimi Chisholm

Age is no barrier to learning!

For Australia’s oldest PhD graduate Dr David Bottomley, learning is a life-long journey.

At 94 years of age, he graduated from his PhD in education.

“I’m already looking at more ways to apply and improve my basic skills, and hopefully help stir the creative pot,” Dr Bottomley said.

Read Dr Bottomley's story

Eddie Woo

Inspire students to love learning

Curtin welcomed popular Australian maths teacher Eddie Woo to host professional development opportunities for Western Australian teachers and inspire a generation of students studying education.

"I love working at school. I love adding value. What I do can make a big difference, to have a really good, on the ground understanding of the students, not just face-to-face but being part of the school."

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Curtin TESOL education graduate Megan Kenny

Provide meaningful experiences

"The TESOL course enabled me to learn about things I was passionate about, including working with children and developing my knowledge of the English language... I was able to apply [my knowledge from the course] practically in classrooms to further my skillset, and I now have the qualifications to apply for jobs in a whole range of professions.”

Megan Kenny
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

More than just a degree: Education at Curtin changes lives

From the eye-opening experience of volunteering in Nepal to the hometown return fulfilling a dream of teaching in the community where you grew up, these are glimpses at truly transformative educational experiences.

View our postgraduate courses and apply

Whether you’re looking to follow a new passion for education or to advance your current education career, we have a diverse range of postgraduate courses to suit your needs.

Explore our education courses and put your passion to work.

Are you looking to become a teacher?

Turn your passion for education in to a rewarding career. Whether you’re looking to study online or on-campus, our Master of Teaching offers you flexible study options so you can tailor your studies around your other commitments.

The next intake for the Master of Teaching is for Uni Term 3, commencing in June 2019. Applications close on 24 May.

Applications are now open for Semester Two, 2019

Applying for a postgraduate degree at Curtin is easy, just follow the steps.


Where could a Curtin education degree take you?

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Did you know?

  • We’re ranked in the top 100 in the world in the field of education (QSWUR by Subject 2019).
  • Financial assistance could be available if you’re a domestic students studying at a postgraduate level. This includes the FEE-HELP scheme, employer-paid study, scholarships and tax benefits.
  • Credit for recognised learning (CRL) based on your previous study or work experience may enable you to complete your degree in a shorter amount of time.
  • Higher degrees by research (HDRs) are offered in the humanities. Through these degrees, you can carry out independent research under the guidance of one of our expert thesis supervisors.
  • If you’re not sure how postgraduate study could work around your lifestyle watch our video to discover how you can tailor your studies at Curtin.
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