Course Description

This diploma is designed to develop and support the careers of trained teachers who are teaching professionals, educational administrators, researchers and policymakers.

You can choose to complete your course with units of study that suit your interests, or specialise in your chosen field from our offerings in educational management and leadership, educational psychology, international education, special and inclusive education, sports coaching, and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Subject to meeting progression requirements in the graduate diploma, you may apply to transfer to the Master of Education.

Tuition Fees

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


1 year full time, 2 years 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: 024659C
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GNEDUSTD1000

Entry Requirements