Postgraduate Coursework

  • Affordable study with Commonwealth-supported places
  • Flexible delivery options, including online, school-holiday-intensive and evening classes
  • Mid-year intake available for postgraduate specialist programs

UNSW School of Education offers a range of postgraduate coursework, from intensive preservice teaching programs to advanced degrees for experienced educationalists.

Postgraduate teaching Programs

Our accelerated preservice teacher education programs are specifically designed to support students in their transition into first year teaching and to nurture future leaders of the profession.

Click here to read the UNSW approach to selection for the Master of Teaching programs (PDF)

For qualified teachers who wish to teach an additional subject.

Students of this degree must have relevant studies in the specialty they wish to study.

Postgraduate specialist programs

Our Master of Education programs are designed for educationalists who wish to study at an advanced level to enhance their professional development.

Our full portfolio of programs is detailed here, or click on the links below to explore your options:

The School of Education also facilitates combined Masters programs. Combine your Master of Education/Master of Educational Leadership with an additional program, or alternatively opt to study two different Master of Education specialisations as a combined Masters.

Rules relating to this specific combination can be found on the appropriate University Handbook page.

Professional Learning & Development Programs

We also run Professional Learning & Development programs are designed for people who are already working in the education sector and who wish to study at an advanced level.

These programs focus on a range of specialist areas for educational professionals, including qualified teachers, trainers in industry and commerce, and adult educators.

Application information

Please read the information on the various application processes and deadlines on our FAQ page here.

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