Where can I study home economics or related fields?

The following is a list of Australian universities where you can study home economics courses.

New South Wales

Australian Catholic University: Strathfield campus. Phone: 1300 275 228

Bachelor of Education Secondary – Major in Technology

Masters in Secondary Education

Avondale College of Higher Education: Lake Macquarie campus Telephone 02 4980 2163; 1800 991 392

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) Home Economics/Design & Technology Specialisation.

Charles Sturt University: Wagga Wagga campus and online Telephone 02 69332441

Bachelor of Education (Technology and Applied Studies)

Newcastle University: Newcastle and Central Coast campuses

Bachelor of Major in Design Technology


CQUniversity Telephone 13 27 86.

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Major in Home Economics and Hospitality

Diploma of Secondary School Teaching (Home Economics specialisation)

The Diploma of Secondary School Teaching is a professional development course designed for both primary school teachers looking to transition into secondary school teaching and secondary school teachers wanting to add a new teaching area or improve their knowledge in the Home Economics teaching area.

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

CQUniversity is nationally accredited and we offer all these courses via Distance Education.

South Australia

University of South Australia – Mawson Lakes campus Telephone (08) 8302 6611

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Design and Technology)

Tabor College Telephone: (08) 8373 8777

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Major in Home Economics


University of Tasmania / Telephone 03 6226 2999

Bachelor of Education (Applied Learning) Must have vocational training qualifications to at least Certificate III and minimum of 4 years industry experience.


Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Melbourne
Tel: + 61 3 9925 2260 Email:
Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)
Bachelor of Science (Food Technology)/Bachelor of Business(Management)

La Trobe University
Master of Teaching (P-12) Home Economics specialisation
Tel: 1300 135 045 or visit for online queries.
Graduate Diploma in Education (Middle Years)

Home Economics Victoria
Graduate Diploma of Home Economics Education
Tel: 03 9642 1061 email:

Victoria University
Bachelor of Education (P-12) with Home Economics specialisation

Western Australia

Edith Cowan University – Joondalup campus Telephone 134 328

Bachelor of Education Secondary – Home Economics major

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