Course Description

If you're seeking a shorter period of study than that required for the Master of Education degree, you should consider this program. You can still choose to complete your certificate with units of study that suit your interests, or specialise in your chosen field from our offerings.

Specialisation offerings include educational management and leadership, educational psychology, international education, special and inclusive education, sports coaching, and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

The course does not provide a recognised teaching qualification but is part of the broader postgraduate educational studies program for leaders and future leaders of dynamic and innovative education.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $26,500 total course cost.
International Students: $40,000 per year full-time


0.5 years full time, 1 year part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 67.9% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 79.0% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.0% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.3% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 2.4% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $70,000 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 040892E
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GCEDUSTD2000

Entry Requirements