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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 Education and Victoria Polytechnic.

Short courses 2 courses

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 32 hours
Maintain your safety accreditation with our professional development course designed specifically for technology teachers.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 1 course

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.

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
Make a difference to the lives of young people as you launch your career in teaching with a Diploma in Education Studies. This course has been designed for students who didn't meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Education.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 3 courses

Duration: 4 years
Choose from 16 teaching specialisations, and graduate ready to teach in primary or secondary schools.
Duration: 3 years
This course provides knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through a range of subjects across various disciplines.
Duration: 3 years
This course provides students aspiring to become specialist Maths/Science teachers with a solid foundation in Science and/or Maths.

Postgraduate 2 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).
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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