A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus


Course name: Master of Teaching (Primary R - 7)
Duration (full-time equivalent):  2 years
SATAC code:  2CM116
CRICOS code: 063696G


The Master of Teaching (Primary R - 7) is a pre-service teacher education postgraduate course that builds on prior learning and develops advanced professional knowledge, practice and relationship skills relevant to teaching.

This course is offered to graduates who wish to teach at the primary/junior primary school level. 

It includes education studies, curriculum studies and teaching practicum.

You can also choose from the following strands:

  • Language: if you wish to teach languages and have the necessary pre-requisites.
  • Lutheran: if you wish to teach in Lutheran schools. 

We aim to educate students who appreciate the complex nature of a teacher's work and practice in ways that promote a socially just, democratic and ecologically sustainable world.

Professional Recognition/Membership

Successful completion of this program provides a recognised academic qualification which will enable graduates to apply for teacher registration in South Australia and some overseas countries.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an approved degree of equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

Students must obtain a Child-Related Employment Screening through the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) before they can apply for school experience and teaching practicum placements.

The Master of Teaching is a pre-service teaching degree and admission normally will not be granted to applicants who already hold a teaching qualification. Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification. Admission is based on academic merit as determined by assessment of an applicant's qualifications.

International students: Entry and English language requirements



Domestic students
Mid year entry: No
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: No
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.



Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Master of Teaching (Primary R - 7)

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $6,560

2018: $26,200
2019: $28,800


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.