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Master of Teaching

Postgraduate | SCU-MTE-MAS | 2024

Specialise in and teach early childhood or secondary education

Become an unforgettable teacher. Start by choosing your specialisation, then explore the relevant learning environment and curriculum. Professional placements develop your classroom confidence. Advanced theoretical knowledge gives you an employment edge.

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Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
100% online
Credit available
2 years full time or part time equivalent
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Master of Teaching

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Career opportunities

Graduates from the early childhood specialisation are qualified to teach in early childhood services. Graduates from the Primary specialisation are qualified to teach in primary schools (kindergarten/prep to Year 6).

Graduates from the Secondary specialisation are qualified to teach in their chosen learning areas in secondary schools.

Professional recognition

The Master of Teaching is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), and approved by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) for Primary and the Secondary initial teacher education in accordance with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) is accredited by the Australian Children's Education and Care Authority (ACECQA).

Usually, Australian teacher qualifications are recognised internationally, however, students are advised to check with potential employers and teacher registration authorities in other countries regarding overseas accreditation requirements.

Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Education students across Australia need to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE). Early Childhood Initial Teacher Education students do not have to do the LANTITE.

Career outlook

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers:
$75K to $93K
Primary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K
Private Tutors and Teachers:
Unknown average
Secondary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K
University Lecturers and Tutors:
Over $120K

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