Teaching and Education Programs

Be the teacher they remember

In a fast-changing world, tomorrow belongs to people who are ready for anything. We’ll train you to be a critical thinker, not a narrow specialist.

A Pathway to Teaching degree in Arts, Business, Health Science (HPE), Graphic Design or Science gives you access to a huge range of subject majors. Best of all, you can go on to do a Master of Teaching and become an inspiring early childhood, primary or secondary school teacher.

You can also study Western’s Bachelor of Education (Primary, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education), a degree specifically designed to prepare you to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous students and their communities.

If you’re already a teacher, our postgraduate programs can extend your degrees across STEM, Leadership & Management, Inclusive Education, Language Teaching & Bilingualism, Curriculum, Social Ecology, Science, and Mathematics. Take your career to the next level.

Discover why our Teaching and Education programs are world class and how our global research is changing the future of teaching and education in schools today.

Top 4 in Australia for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education

Western is ranked 16th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

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HSC True Reward provides school leavers much needed peace of mind, with an early offer into most university degrees based on Year 11* or Year 12 results.

Learn more about early entry for 2023, including eligibility requirements, key dates and answers to frequently asked questions.

*Those that apply using their Year 11 results will need to successfully complete the HSC.

Become a primary school teacher at Western

Our 4 year Bachelor of Education (Primary) program for high-achieving students will put you on the path to becoming a primary school teacher with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Find out how the Bachelor of Education (Primary) can open doors to your unlimited future.

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Be prepared

  • Become an early childhood, primary or secondary school teacher
  • Explore your creativity and capacity for independent thought
  • Learn flexibility and adaptability
  • Expand your career horizons
  • A range of postgraduate degrees for teachers wanting to further their careers