About Higher education

Improve your tertiary teaching practice, research skills and understanding of governance and leadership within the tertiary education sector through our Higher Education courses.

Aimed at professionals already working in higher education, doctoral candidates and early career researchers, our courses include research projects, theoretical seminars, practical exercises and peer review.

The courses may also benefit staff of vocational education and training institutions who plan to teach at the higher education level in the future.

Discover the Melbourne Graduate School in Education

A global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces.

Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Home to education experts, we deliver high-impact education research that makes a difference around the world.

Support while you learn

Support while you learn

Benefit from our extensive network of schools and early childhood centres and receive ongoing support from a Mentor Teacher and Clinical Specialist every step of the way.

Be in demand

Be in demand

Our graduates are confident in classrooms and education settings which sets us apart with employers. 96% of graduates are employed within four months of graduating.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

Seeing how highly regarded the course was at my placement schools and that so many teachers at these schools completed the same course was great. It was a relief that a lot of people had undertaken the course, found jobs and worked straightaway.

Athena Kavaleris - Master of Teaching (Secondary)

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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.