The world always needs teachers and educators with knowledge, passion, ideas and commitment. At Monash you'll join a community that believes education can change lives. You'll explore education theory and practice, and how to best teach different ages, abilities and needs. You’ll help every learner open doors to new ideas, new possibilities and new skills.
Choose your Monash College pathway
Choose from a range of different majors or study a double degree such as Education (Honours) and Arts.
|Foundation year||Diploma part 2|
|Where it leads|
First year of:
Second Year of:
Note: only primary and secondary specialisations available
|Double degrees||Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites||Only double degrees available|
|Monash College Campus|
|Duration||12 months (standard program)||8 months|
|Specialisation||General university preparation||Add the education specialisation to your Arts, Business or Science diploma|
Complete 2 English units + 6 electives.|
Choose from 13 subjects.
Mathematics (any) is a prerequisite.
Complete 6 core unites from your primary diploma + 2 education units. |
You''ll also complete 10 days' professional work placement during the diploma.
Fees are subject to change annually.
Information on Monash College Diploma fees is available here.
Information on Monash College Foundation Year fees is available here.
Information on Monash College English fees is available here.
Hear from our Education alumni
Sahil, Hong Kong
Diploma of Arts and Education,
Bachelor of Arts,
Master of Teaching
"Studying Education at Monash College let me gain two practical and professional teaching experiences. The placements were amazing experiences as they enabled me to incorporate my learning content into a teacher placement, and also enabled me to incorporate my knowledge, skills and experiences from my placement into my assessment tasks.
Hong Chen (Helene), China
Bachelor of Education in Early Year and Primary (Honours)
Early Childhood Teacher & Teacher Mentor
"Studying at Monash College gave me the opportunity to be involved in inclusive and innovative education with experienced teachers. This experience motivated me to become a caring and thoughtful teacher in this multicultural community.”
In Australia for Education
(ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017)
In the world for Social Sciences
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017)
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
Education and Training: 14
- Early years education
- Early years and primary education
- Primary education
- Primary and secondary education
- Primary and secondary special education
- Primary and secondary health and physical education
- Secondary health and physical education
- Secondary education
How we teach
EDUCATION SPECIALISATION TEACHER
"Students learn a variety of contemporary theories about the context that surrounds learning. We teach in a flipped classroom model, to maximise the power of technology for teaching in the 21st century. We offer activities, such as a field trip to the museum, and case studies, in addition to textbook studies. This will help to shape their understanding of future teaching practices."
Your career options
Attaining a Monash University Education degree can lead you to a career in:
- Early childhood education
- Health and physical education
- Primary school teaching
- Secondary school teaching
- Special education