A postgraduate program
Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus
Course name: Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
GradStart code: 2CM090
CRICOS code: 063697G
The Master of Teaching (Secondary) 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 years 8 - 12 in secondary schools.
Topics covered during the 2 years include specialist curriculum studies, school placements and a number of topics devoted to issues in education.
A Lutheran strand is available to students seeking 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.
What will I study?
Refer to the course rule:
Applicants must hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
Students must obtain a Police Check 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 with specialisations which cover 2 teaching areas. Applicants need to have completed an undergraduate major in one curriculum studies specialisation offered by the School of Education in order to teach that subject to year 12.
They also need to have completed an undergraduate minor in another curriculum studies specialisation offered by the School of Education in order to teach that subject to year 10. Specialisations currently offered are: English, Drama, Mathematics, Information Technology, Modern Languages (restricted to Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, German and Greek), Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences), Visual Arts, Health Education, Physical Education and Business Education. For Humanities and Social Sciences, you can exit with a secondary teaching area in History, Geography, Legal Studies, and Politics.
Additional requirementsApplicants whose majors or minors include science(s), Physical Education or are from the ‘Society and Environment’ group should contact the School of Education Office on (08) 8201 2441 for further information on acceptability of subjects.
International students: Entry and English language requirements
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|Application closing dates:||Semester 1 - 30 November of the year proceeding admission |
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.
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Place type: Commonwealth supported
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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?