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About us

The Faculty mission is to create and share knowledge to inspire, enrich and transform humanity. As part of our scholarly community, you join over 250 staff, 9000 students, 400+ PhD and MPhil candidates, and a global network of 40,000+ alumni-graduates with a reputation for professionalism, scholarship excellence, and global citizenship. We are highly respected for our teaching quality and research, with learning methods that are designed to ensure our graduates have high-level professional skills, leaving University confident, skilled and work-ready.

At the Faculty of Education and Arts, we are committed to supporting a respectful workplace culture that nurtures the professional development of our staff at all career stages. Our goal is to be a global workplace of choice for academic and professional staff in the fields of creative arts, education, humanities and social science.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

We are the largest Faculty at the University and offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework, PhD and MPhil degree programs that provide innovative research-led and work-integrated learning to students from across the globe. You can view the full (undergraduate, postgraduate and research) list of all our programs here.

Undergraduate Programs

At the undergraduate level, we offer the country's largest and most comprehensive Teaching and Education degrees, along with professional degrees in Social Work and Speech Pathology. We also offer Bachelor degrees in Arts and Humanities, Creative Industries, Music, Natural History Illustration, Social Science and Visual Communication Design.

Our study disciplines can be undertaken as major or minor study areas through the degrees outlined above. They include: Creative and Performing Arts, Fine Art, Film, Media and Cultural Studies, Music, Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History and Classical Languages, Community Welfare, English and Writing, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religion and Theology, Sociology and modern languages such as French, German, Japanese, and Chinese,

Postgraduate Programs

MASTERS BY COURSEWORK include postgraduate study in diverse areas including: Applied Linguistics, Disability Studies, Early Childhood Education, Educational Studies, Leadership and Management in Education, Music Technology, Social Change and Development, Specialist Education, Teaching, and Theology.

INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE students can join our thriving multicultural community by choosing from our available postgraduate (coursework) programs across creative industries, education, arts and humanities.

PhD or RESEARCH MASTERS opportunities also exist for those interested in intensive research and study; Or perhaps, are wanting to take their careers to the next level.


RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

The Faculty is growing its international reputation in research performance, with the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject identifying Education as being in the world's Top 100, Sociology in the Top 150, and English Language and Literature, Linguistics and Social Sciences ranked in the Top 250.

Evidence of research excellence can be seen through our Priority Research Centre, Research Programs, Networks and Groups, our success in obtaining prestigious research grants and fellowships, and our prolific publication output.

Through the Federal Government research assessment exercise known as ERA, we have consistently achieved the highest research rankings in the country for Social Work, and our researchers in Historical Studies, Literary Studies, Performing Arts and Creative Writing, Religion and Religious Studies, Sociology, and Specialist Studies in Education, were all ranked as world-class.

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