Apply now

Postgraduate education

Find out how our postgraduate education courses can help you advance your education career or, switch careers to become a qualified teacher.

Explore our postgraduate courses

Our postgraduate education courses can help you progress your current career in education or change your career and fulfil your dream of becoming a teacher.

Techer assisting students

Courses to become a qualified teacher

Do you dream of changing your career to become a teacher and shape the minds of future generations? If you already have an undergraduate degree, you could switch to a career in teaching with our Master of Teaching or Graduate Diploma in Education.

Master of Teaching
Choose your major in early childhood, primary or secondary education.

Graduate Diploma in Education
Switch to a career as a primary or high school teacher in just one year.

Graduate Diploma in Education
New course

Graduate Diploma in Education

Study our new Graduate Diploma in Education and switch to a career as a primary or high school teacher in just one year. Apply now and begin in February 2025.

Why study postgraduate education at Curtin? 

Multiple intakes

Most of our courses offer multiple intakes throughout the year so you can advance your career sooner.

Real-world  learning

Participate in real-world learning through face-to-face pracs in a school environment.

Flexibility and support

Whether you’re looking to study online or on-campus this course offers flexible study options so you can tailor your studies around other commitments.

#1 graduates in Australia

For the fifth year in a row, Curtin has outranked all other WA public universities for undergraduate outcomes in full-time employment, starting salary and staff qualification*.

*QILT 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey

Top 70 Globally in Education

Curtin is ranked in the top 70 universities in the world for the field of Education in the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2022-23.

Professional recognition

Our Master of Teaching is professionally accredited in Australia by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.

Hear from our students

Teaching pointing to laptop - play video

Tamara was able to balance her personal life and her studies while completing her Master of Teaching and inspire the next generation.

A portrait image of the testimonial author

“Despite all the fear, stress and doubt that comes with any big life-changing move, I realised that no matter where you are in your life or career, connection is everything. Becoming a teacher has opened so many doors for me.” Read more

Caroline Constant

Aerial view of a male and female sitting at a cafe table with a laptop open in front of them

Courses for educators

Courses to become a qualified teacher

Courses for educators

Courses to become a qualified teacher