A postgraduate program

Fast facts

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

Courses 

Course name: Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Duration (full-time equivalent):  2 years
SATAC code:  2CM090
CRICOS code: 063697G

Overview

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.

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 or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. Admission is based on academic merit as determined by assessment of an applicant's qualifications.

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 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 normally offered are:, English, Drama, Mathematics, Modern Languages (restricted to Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, German and Modern Greek), Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences), Visual Arts, Health Education, Physical Education, History, Geography,  and Psychology. Not all teaching specialisations are offered every year. Applicants are advised to check availabilities before applying by contacting the School of Education on tel. 8201 3345.

Additional requirements

Applicants 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

 

Applications

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 (Secondary)

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2015: $6,152

2015: $23,100

Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?