Postgraduate education and teaching
Expand your professional knowledge with quality courses from leading Australian universities. Get the leadership skills you need, an even deeper understanding, and a recognised qualification. Through Open Universities Australia you have unparalleled choice and even greater flexibility.
Pave your own postgraduate path. Selectively upskill with single subjects, or strive for the pinnacle of your career with a masters degree. Enjoy the freedom to fit your learning around your life. Continue to work and study part-time, or fast-track your qualification as a full-time student.
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Online postgraduate education courses
Pursue a specialisation
- Early childhood education
- Educational leadership
- Primary, secondary, and tertiary teaching
- Religious education
- Special needs and intervention education
- Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)
- Training and development
Strengthen your career outlook
The Australian government identified Education and Training as one of the top industries for job growth over the next five years.
Across Australia, teacher and education professionals’ employment opportunities are on the rise, as senior educators retire and make way for the next generation of contemporary specialists.
Postgraduate qualification levels explained
4 subjects | AQF Level 8
A generalist qualification ideal for postgraduates wanting to develop skills in a specific area.
8 subjects | AQF Level 8
A concentrated approach to important skills for postgraduate students seeking a higher level of understanding.
11-16 subjects | AQF Level 9
A full program of learning to develop postgraduates’ advanced knowledge for professional practice.
Why study online through OUA?
Find the right course for you
Explore and choose from 270+ degrees and 1,600+ subjects from leading Australian unis.
Target specific skills and knowledge
Complete postgraduate single subjects to upskill you one topic at a time.
Get the credit you deserve
Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.
Graduate with a degree from a leading uni
Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same qualification as on-campus students.
Fit your learning around your busy life
Load up on subjects, slow down with just one, or take time off when you need a break.
Postgraduate stories to inspire you
Inspire the next generation with Curtin’s Master of TeachingThere’s different challenges and rewards with every new day.
4 ways to influence the future of educationIt’s the hidden key to job satisfaction.
Young minds in Nikki’s handsSee the world from their perspective.
Get going with OUA
Compare and apply
With courses from leading Australian universities, we’ll help you find the right postgraduate qualification for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.
Work out your finances
During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a FEE-HELP student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.
Get credit for your success
We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. If you’re bringing relevant study or work experience with you, you can enter with credit and complete your postgraduate course even faster.