Why study special education and student welfare at La Trobe?

Top 75

La Trobe's education subjects are ranked in the top 75 worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: education


Gain valuable industry insights, with courses designed in partnership with schools and communities around Victoria.

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.3%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2021, 2020 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 4.13MB]

Career opportunities in special education and student welfare

Career pathways

Prepare for a highly rewarding career.

Possible roles include:

  • Educational designer
  • Training consultant
  • Education aide
  • Community educator
  • Mentor

Future employers

Potential employers of special education and student welfare graduates include:

  • Early learning centres
  • Primary and high schools
  • TAFE and tertiary education
  • Community organisations

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