24 months
24824 AUD/year
3984 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Teaching (Primary) from Australian Catholic University is a graduate entry, pre-service teacher education course for those who want to qualify as a primary school teacher

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Become a primary school teacher who is reflective, independent and a flexible thinker. Learn how to apply your skills to improve learning outcomes for students in primary schools. 

This Master of Teaching (Primary) from Australian Catholic University   will enable you to engage with the breadth of curriculum and pedagogical knowledge required by a primary classroom teacher. You will graduate with specialist knowledge and understanding of not only literacy and numeracy but of all learning areas of the primary school curriculum


Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • primary school education
  • academia
  • religious education
  • education research
  • play education specialist
  • learning designer
  • adult learning
  • curriculum development
  • education consulting
  • government education policy making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fostering Positive Behaviour
  • Transition into the Primary Teaching Profession
  • Catering for Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom 
  • Advocacy and Leading in Areas of Specialisation
  • Effective Teaching and Graduate Professional Experience (Primary) 
  • Social and Cultural Contexts of Development and Learning and Graduate Professional Experience (Primary) 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 055926K 

  •  To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed –
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent that includes at least one year of equivalent full time study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum; with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) equivalent to an Australian Catholic University GPA of 4.0; and
  • units within that degree that meet the subject content requirements as outlined by the national accreditation authority and the state/territory concerned.
  •  For applicants who have successfully completed a Bachelor degree with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) equivalent to an Australian Catholic University GPA of 4.0; but do not meet national subject content requirements or the state/territory requirements, conditional enrolment may, in special circumstances, be approved by the Course Coordinator provided additional study is undertaken

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24824 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24824 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3984 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3984 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • $3984 CSP 
  • A small number of postgraduate coursework degrees have Commonwealth supported places available; however, these are very limited.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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