MTeach(Sec)

Credit points

160

Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

(The course may [1] be completed in accelerated mode in 18 months at some campuses).

Course available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Note:

The Internship specialisation will have intakes in 2021 and 2022 on the Melbourne campus, only available to domestic students


EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:

  1. have successfully completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, with:
  2. a major study in one teaching area; and
  3. a separate minor study in a second teaching area, that may be separate from or related to the major study area;
  4. be able to select from teaching areas that are available within the course and meet the requirements of applicant's local state/territory registration authority; and
  5. the combination of teaching areas identified would usually prepare the applicant to teach across all year levels of secondary schooling.
  6. demonstrate suitability for teaching as evidenced by completion of an assessment available in the relevant State at the time of application.


Applicants who completed Bachelor degrees outside Australia should review Admission to Coursework Programs Policy to determine if they are required to meet additional English Language Proficiency requirements for entry into the course.


Applicants seeking teacher registration in Australia should check with state registration bodies to confirm English Language Proficiency requirements for teacher registration.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.


Additional Approvals

All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom.

These are: Blue Card (Qld), Working with Vulnerable People (ACT) or Working with Children Check (NSW and Vic). International students must provide a police check from their home country. All students who have lived in another country for twelve months or more must provide a police check from that country for that period.


Admission Requirements for the Professional Practice specialisation

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Professional Practice) specialisation, an applicant is required to:

Have completed the first year of the course with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.0 and a demonstrated strong performance in the professional experience units in Year 1,

OR

Be from an approved sponsored cohort and meet the Master of Teaching (Secondary) course entry requirements.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.



Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 50 cp from Education Studies Units (Part A);
  2. 40 cp from Specified Units - Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Part B)
  3. 20 cp from Professional Experience Units - Master of Teaching (Secondary)(Part C);
  4. 40 cp Curriculum Studies Units (Part D), consisting of either:
  5. 20 cp in each of two teaching subjects; OR
  6. 40 cp from one teaching subject;
  7. 0 cp from LNTE110 Literacy and Numeracy Diagnostic and LNTE111 Literacy and Numeracy Test (Part E);
  8. 10 cp from Elective units (Part F).

OR

To qualify for the degree with a named specialisation in Professional Practice, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part G), consisting of:

  1. 50 cp from Education Studies Units;
  2. 50 cp from Specified units (Professional Practice specialisation);
  3. 20 cp from Professional Experience Units (Professional Practice specialisation);
  4. 40 cp from Curriculum Studies Units, consisting of either:
  5. 20 cp in each of two teaching subjects; OR
  6. 40 cp from one teaching subject
  7. 0 cp from LNTE110 Literacy and Numeracy Diagnostic and LNTE111 Literacy and Numeracy Test.

OR

To qualify for the degree with a named specialisation in Internship, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part H), consisting of:

  1. 50 cp from Education Studies units;
  2. 50 cp from Specified units (Internship specialisation);
  3. 20 cp from Professional Experience Units (Internship specialisation);
  4. 40 cp from Curriculum Studies units, consisting of either:
  5. 20 cp in each of two teaching subjects; OR
  6. 40 cp from one teaching subject
  7. 0 cp from LNTE110 Literacy and Numeracy Diagnostic and LNTE111 Literacy and Numeracy Test.


Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Exit points

A student who has successfully completed the following requirements may exit from the course with that qualification. Note that none of these qualifications will lead to teacher registration.

  1. Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies: 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
  2. 40 cp from Education Studies;
  3. 40 cp from Curriculum Studies.
  4. Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies: 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

A student who does not meet the LANTITE requirements may exit with the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies or Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies if they meet the requirements of those awards.

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Education Studies Units

Complete exactly 50 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDFD546Development and Learning10
EDFD548Effective Teaching and Professional Practice10
EDFD604Fostering Positive Behaviour10
EDFD653Social and Cultural Contexts of Education10
EDFD687Catering for Diversity in the Inclusive Classroom10

Part B : Specified Units - Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDES600Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories, Cultures and Education10
EDFD663Transition into the Profession10
EDFX624Preparation for the Profession and Graduate Professional Experience 310
EDRS688Interpreting and Designing Educational Research10

Part C : Professional Experience Units - Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDFX511Graduate Professional Practice Secondary 110
EDFX512Graduate Professional Practice Secondary 210

Part D : Curriculum Studies Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDAR516Visual Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDAR517Visual Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDAR518Visual Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDAR519Visual Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDAR521Media Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDAR522Media Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDCU519Extension Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDCU520Extension Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDDR501Drama Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDDR502Drama Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDLA531Language Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDLA532Language Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDLA538English Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDLA539English Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDLA612Assessment and Curriculum Design in TESOL10
EDLA618Teaching Strategies for TESOL10
EDMA517Mathematics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDMA518Mathematics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDMA519Mathematics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDMA520Mathematics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDMU508Music Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDMU509Music Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDMU510Music Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDMU511Music Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDPH512Health Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDPH513Health Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDPH514Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDPH515Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDPH521Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDPH522Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDPH523Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDPH524Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDPH525Outdoor Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDPH526Outdoor Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDRE527Religious Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDRE528Religious Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDRE533Religious Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 310
EDRE534Religious Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 410
EDRE540Religion Studies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDSS516Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDSS517Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDSS520History Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDSS532Geography Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDSS534Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDSS538Society and Culture Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDSS615History Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDSS616Geography Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDSS617Society and Culture Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDSS618Legal Studies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDSS619Politics and International Relations Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDSS621Business Cpa10
EDSS622Accounting Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDSS624Economics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDST535Psychology Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDST541ICT and Digital Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDST542ICT and Digital Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDST543Science Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDST544Science Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDST547Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDST548Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDST620Earth and Environmental Sciences Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDST623Psychology Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210
EDST655Biology Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDST656Chemistry Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDST657Physics Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment10
EDTE599Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDTE699Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210

Part E : Literacy and Numeracy Test

Complete exactly 2 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LNTE110Literacy and Numeracy Diagnostic0
LNTE111Literacy and Numeracy Test0

Part F : Electives

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDFD690Educational Assessment10
EDFD691Curriculum Literacies10
EDRE642Religious Foundations of Catholic Schools10
EDST616ICT and Learning: Research and Practice10

Other Education electives at Master's/AQF Level 9 as approved by the Course Coordinator.

Part G : Specialisation - Professional Practice

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MTCHSPProfessional Practice160

Part H : Specialisation - Internship

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MTCHSIInternship160
Footnote

Availability of accelerated mode is subject to approval of the Head of School, offering of relevant units in non-standard study periods and state accreditation authority requirements.

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