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

Monash College offers two pathways into Education degrees at Monash University.

Pathway diagram Education


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 Foundation yearDiploma part 2
Where it leads

First year of:

  • Education (all specialisations)

Second Year of:

  • Education (Honours)/Arts
  • Education (Honours)/Business
  • Education (Honours)/Science

Note: only primary and secondary specialisations available

Double degrees Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites Only double degrees available 
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Duration 12 months (standard program) 8 months 
Specialisation General university preparation Add the education specialisation to your Arts, Business or Science diploma
Units studied 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



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

Dip Ed Teacher and 2 students tutorial in Learning Village 03


"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