22 December 2014

Education and Teaching Programs at the University of South Australia

The University of South Australia’s School of Education offers students the opportunity to work with the leaders of tomorrow in a highly satisfying and rewarding profession.

The School of Education was recently ranked among the World Top 100 for Education (2014 QS Subject Rankings).
  • The University of South Australia has South Australia’s largest tertiary school of Education
  • The School of Education has a long and respected history – dating back to 1876
  • Programs offer field-based placements in the first 6 months of study

Staff within the School of Education are renowned for the excellence of their work as consultants, teachers, and researchers. The University of South Australia maintains strong links with industry and with universities around the world.

English Language Packaging

Students have the opportunity to package their teaching program with our Centre for English Language (CELUSA) to improve their English proficiency. Students do not need to re-sit the IELTS test after their CELUSA training – once they have met the required English level they go straight into their Teaching program.

Professional Experience

Students participate in field-based placements where they can combine theory with practical experience. Students gain industry experience and have the opportunity to network with prospective employers.


Bachelor of Education

 A four-year program with a choice of three specialisations – Early Childhood, Primary, or Primary and Middle. Students in this program learn about child development, programming, research, assessment, effective communication, and relationship building.

Master of Teaching

 A two-year program for students who already have a recognised undergraduate degree, providing the opportunity to gain a teaching qualification in one of three areas – Early Childhood, Primary, or Secondary. Students in this program study core Education Studies, Curriculum and Pedagogy, and Professional Experience.

Master of Education (TESOL)

A two-year program for students with any undergraduate degree who would like to work in English as an Additional Language (EAL) settings. Two pathways are available – Education Project or Education Thesis. Applicants who have qualifications in Education and/or Linguistics may be eligible for advanced standing. 


For more information visit School of Education.

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