Education a university for the real world

Why education at QUT?

As one of Australia's leading education faculties, we're known for our outstanding success in research, international reputation, diverse expertise, and close links to the education profession.

Practical courses produce employable graduates

The strong, practical theme of our courses means that our graduates are highly employable throughout Australia and around the world, and have the skills to work in or out of the classroom.

Specialist programs

We're one of the largest education faculties in Australia. That means we can offer a comprehensive range of specialist education courses, including early childhood, primary, middle years and secondary programs. You can choose the course that's right for you.

Research excellence

Our research is recognised as among the highest quality in Australia, rated at or above world standard in the 2010, 2012 and 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) national reports. In 2015, 100% of our research was rated above or well above world standard.

Our staff are high-calibre researchers, many of whom are world-renowned academics in their areas of expertise and receive substantial competitive research grants.

Global outlook

We have extensive links with universities, aid agencies and other organisations in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and USA. We regularly host visiting educators whose perspectives enrich our programs.

We encourage our students to go on overseas exchange, to gain international experience relevant to their roles in the profession and the community.

Community engagement

We work with state, national and international education organisations on innovative community projects like offering students experience working in low-socioeconomic schools. These projects give our students real world experience and mentoring support, and benefit schools and the broader community.

Industry connections

Our strong professional links, combined with our cutting-edge research, governments and education organisations engage our expert services and resources worldwide.

We have an established track record in working with commercial partners in professional development, consultancy and contract research.



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