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Teaching courses

Whatever your career aims, from early childhood education to secondary teaching, Victoria University has the right course for you. We offer a range of learning in education so you can study at short course, TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Our graduates find teaching employment opportunities including:

  • early childhood educators
  • kindergarten
  • primary school
  • secondary school
  • adult and vocational
  • language
  • special needs.


Our teaching courses are provided by the College of Arts & Education and Victoria University Polytechnic.

1 course

Duration: 5 years
A new and innovative double qualification. It allows you to undertake an initial bachelor program in science and then complete an accredited masters program in secondary teaching.

Short courses 1 course

Maintain your safety accreditation with our professional development course designed specifically for technology teachers.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 9 months
Gain the skills and confidence to provide support in classrooms and become a qualified teacher's assistant with the Certificate IV in Education Support.

Start your journey towards a rewarding career in education with the Diploma of Teacher Education Preparation.

Develop the skills and knowledge required to perform the role of a trainer, facilitator or assessor in the workplace and in Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

Higher Education diplomas 1 course

Higher education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

Duration: 1 year
Build essential literacy and numeracy skills for a career in education, and prepare to enter the second year of a teaching degree.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 2 courses

Duration: 4 years

If you want the option of teaching at primary or secondary level, the Bachelor of Education (P12) is for you.

Duration: 3 years
This course provides knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through a range of subjects across various disciplines.

Postgraduate 3 courses

Duration: 2 years
Gain practical experience and prepare for a rewarding career as a primary school teacher.
Duration: 2 years
Prepare for registration as a secondary teacher in a wide range of discipline areas through the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education).
Duration: 0.5 years
Expand your employment opportunities and become qualified to teach English as an additional language (EAL) with the Graduate Certificate in TESOL.
I chose VU because it offered more placement hours than any other teaching course. I wanted to have as much experience as I could in schools before starting my career. I believed it was very important for me to be exposed to different learning environments.
Sarah Mullucks

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