Education - D3001

At Monash, we develop teachers the world needs – passionate, innovative and ready to lead. This degree will set you up to inspire the next generation of young minds and pursue a career with purpose.

Breaking down this degree

In this degree, you’ll:

  • Specialise in early childhood, primary or secondary education (or a combination of these)
  • Earn an Honours degree, no matter what your specialisation is
  • Have a range of opportunities to take on professional placements.

What you’ll be learning

This course is designed to meet the priorities and needs of modern teaching. Across all specialisations, you’ll learn how to become an innovative and effective educator – with the ability to bring out the best in young people from a diversity of backgrounds.

Led by some of the brightest educators in Australia, you’ll have opportunities to turn theory into practice with professional experiences in urban, rural and global locations such as China, the Cook Islands, Hong Kong, Italy, the UK and UAE. You can also build up your teamwork, public speaking and facilitation skills in our Student Ambassador Program.

Look ahead to an exciting career

There’s always a strong demand for excellent teachers across early childhood and school settings. Plus, an education degree is also a great launching pad for careers in youth and community education, community arts, publishing, government, and education services and management. You can also progress to further  study and qualify with an advanced Master’s degree, which will boost your career options even further.

About registration and accreditation

Here’s what you need to know:

All primary and secondary education specialisations are accredited by the VIT using national accreditation standards. This means your qualifications will be accepted in Victoria and all other states and territories.

At a glance

Subject prerequisites
English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

This course is equivalent to 4.25 years of full-time study and offered only in accelerated mode to complete in 4 years.
Start date
First Semester (February)
Course Handbook

Please select a specialisation for more details:

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.


For all other specialisations - Equivalent Australian Year 12


All applicants must sit Casper. Casper is a requirement for many of the initial teacher education courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. The test is designed to evaluate an applicant's suitability for the teaching profession.

To register for your sitting or find out more about the test visit

Please note we only require the Casper test; Snapshot by Altus is not accepted.

Casper is only available online and must be taken once per admission cycle and prior to your Monash course commencement date. To ensure you meet the Casper deadlines for your application go to

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course based on your prior studies, use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Special Requirement

Government recommends you have immunisations for the Early Childhood and Primary Education specialisations.

Professional experience expenses

You are responsible for any expenses incurred while undertaking professional experience (e.g. transport, equipment, immunisations, security checks and clearances).

The course develops through the four themes of Part A. Education studies, Part B. Curriculum studies, Part C. Discipline studies and Part D. Professional experience. The nature and proportion of units required among these themes will differ depending upon your specialisation.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply through VTAC

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:


Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.



We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.