Educational studies

Why study Educational studies?

We offer professional development and career enhancement as well as a pathway to Masters programs for those working in educational environments. Subject areas include classroom management, curriculum and pedagogy, student welfare, science education, mathematics education, literacy education, cultural studies, information and communication technology, applied learning principles, leadership and educational management.  For academic staff teaching in higher education, we offer enhanced teaching skills and an understanding of educational processes appropriate to teaching and learning in higher education.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities depend on the course selected. Roles include leading teacher, educational management consultant, teacher in adult and community education, specialist practitioner consultant, policy and planning officer, education officer, school principal, vice-principal and lecturer/tutor.


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Your study experience

Overseas study options

Our Masters of Education (Applied Learning) includes an optional three-week study tour to the UK, Europe and Canada. If you are studying another course, you may be eligible for our exchange program. See student exchange.

Student and graduate profiles

Students of our Faculty talk about their experience at La Trobe.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of academics during your course, from tutors through to lecturers. View all staff from the School of Education.