Facts & figures
- #20 in the world for Education
- 2020 QS World University Rankings
Facts & figures
Our undergraduate and postgradute education programs are some of the best in Australia (#20 in the world)* and include early childhood, primary and high school teaching with diverse specialisations including drama, English and languages, science, mathematics, economics, physical education, history and social sciences and, through our exclusive educational alliance with Taronga Conservation Society Australia, conservation education.
Our social work programs include accredited professional courses and advanced studies for professional social and community workers.
Our commitment to social justice and human rights means we engage in policy development, frontline social care, counselling, advocacy and community development.
We have built strong relationships with practitioners in both the education and social work sectors. A key element of our education and social work degrees includes practical experience. Our advanced placement program allows our students to apply their knowledge in real-world contexts and gain meaningful, practical experience.
Study in one of our graduate-entry courses to gain a professional teaching qualification or earn a specialisation in an area of interest to teach in secondary schools.
If you are a trained teacher, our postgraduate education degrees will give you advanced learning in an area of interest to enhance your knowledge, practical skills and understanding of educational theory and research.
Deepen your knowledge and meet your professional learning and accreditation requirements through our wide range of conferences, short courses and workshops offered by our Office of Professional Learning.
A degree in social work prepares students for employment in a complex, diverse and changing environment. According to the International Federation of Social Work definition of the profession, human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work.
*A professional qualification that is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Studying human and community services involves a combination of policy, practice and research in the human and community services industry. It is designed to equip you with foundational knowledge and skills for entry into the Australian human and community services industry. It also offers you the opportunity to focus on specific fields of practice, including management, community work and violence against women.