Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary)
A nationally-accredited degree
Become a teacher who can confidently nurture the diverse needs of primary school learners in Northern Queensland and the Tropics with this world-class degree. Learn to extend this in urban, rural and remote environments.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
Online and some attendance
James Cook University is committed to helping you enjoy a student experience that’s truly life-changing. This university prides itself on giving students, like you, the confidence to not only build practical and technical skills, but to be mentored and think differently. With James Cook University you can prepare for tomorrow, today.
At the completion of this degree students will be able to:
- apply advanced professional knowledge, practice and engagement in a range of school environments
- design, implement and evaluate curriculum, assessment and differentiated learning opportunities
- lead curriculum and community engagement initiatives.
Graduates of this degree work as teachers in Catholic, Department of Education (DET) and Independent primary schools.
Nationally accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).
This degree focuses on providing consequential experiences to prepare you as an educator for rural and remote areas, in addition to urban contexts, so you can respond confidently to the diversity of our classrooms.
AQF level 7 degree or equivalent, including the equivalent of one year appropriate study in primary school curriculum.
Students must complete 80 practicum placement days, plus a one-day-a-week placement in primary schools for a minimum of 20 days across the degree. Students must obtain a Suitability to Work with Children Card before the start of the first placement.
Advanced standing of up to 4 subjects may be granted depending on previous study.
This 2-year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree equips graduates to meet the diverse learning needs of students and communities in North Queensland, and beyond. Choose from one of six specialisations and complete a capstone internship, with the option to study externally.
Students must complete 16 subjects.
Students must successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) and the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA) prior to graduation.