Why study special education and student welfare at La Trobe?

Top 250 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 250 for education.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, World University Rankings 2023 by subject: education


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

1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

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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