Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies is among the world’s leading education schools, ranked in the top 100 worldwide

Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies is among the world’s leading education schools, ranked in the top 100 worldwide. Our lecturers are also recognised as some of the best in Australia and have been awarded nationally for their excellence in teaching. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with experts who are moving education forward in priority areas, including teaching literacy and developing teachers as researchers.

With the highest graduate success rates in Australia, our alumni are in demand in the independent, state and Catholic education systems, as well as internationally. Many students are offered jobs before they graduate, with Griffith graduates leading schools and innovative education programs all over Australia. Our degrees prepare you for work by linking theory with practice and give you the opportunity to develop your teaching skills in interesting and diverse locations.

We offer a unique and extensive suite of qualifications and specialisations that will lead you to exciting new opportunities. Study choices include early childhood education, primary, junior secondary, secondary, adult and vocational education, and special education. If you already have a degree, you can qualify to teach in just 12 months, or accelerate your teaching career with a qualification in a high demand specialist area in 12 months. At the postgraduate level you can also choose how, when and where you study, all with the full support of our award-winning staff.

School of Education and Professional Studies interest areas

Adult and vocational education

Adult and vocational education

Are you interested in educating the leaders of the future? If you see yourself as a teacher or professional trainer in the adult and vocational education sectors, this program gets top marks.

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Autism studies

Autism studies

Our graduate program is the first and currently the only one that teaches from a range of disciplines including psychology, speech and language pathology, education and occupational therapy.

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Early childhood education

Early childhood education

This postgraduate course develops professionals who are highly respected for their quality of preparation and their dedication. If you're already a teacher, you can continue your professional learning in accordance with the requirements of the Queensland College of Teachers to maintain your teacher registration.

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Education primary secondary

Education (primary or secondary)

Interested in expanding the horizons of young people and developing their minds? This degree will qualify you to teach children in either primary and secondary schools.

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Special needs education

Special needs education

As a teacher working in special education, your knowledge, skills and creative talents will focus on the capabilities, interests and learning styles of individual students.

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Study options

Whether you're beginning your study or continuing at a higher level, our degrees provide a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest in a particular area.

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