24 months
23600 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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You'll be ready to change lives as a high school teacher with the graduate-entry Teaching (Secondary) program from Charles Sturt University. Our online master's degree qualifies you to teach one or more subjects to secondary students and support their social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.  


Designed for students from diverse backgrounds, the online Teaching (Secondary) program from Charles Sturt University builds on previously acquired knowledge and experience. You'll be qualified to teach subjects related to the curriculum method studied (major), based on your previous tertiary study. You may add a second teaching area (minor) if you've completed appropriate undergraduate study.

As well as high-level practical competence, this degree provides an in-depth understanding of theory and research findings, and enhanced skills in interpreting, applying and conducting classroom research. Full-time and part-time online study is available to complement your work and lifestyle commitments. 

Charles Sturt University's dedicated teaching staff have made substantial contributions to research, policy and curriculum development over many years. Work placements ensure that by the time you graduate you'll have gained significant professional experience. Benefit from the friendly, personalised support and academic assistance Charles Sturt University offers, including continual contact with your subject coordinator throughout work placements.

Career opportunities 

Teaching is a rewarding career offering diverse opportunities. Secondary teachers work as classroom teachers, executive teachers, principals and assistant principals. Employment opportunities for teaching graduates also exist in public administration and safety, healthcare and social assistance. A master's degree in secondary education can also lead to employment in a variety of settings around the globe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing the Classroom Environment
  • Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers 
  • Community Cultural Education Program
  • Successful Teaching 
  • Adolescent and Child Learning and Development
  • Critical Studies in Education and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • Completion of a relevant undergraduate degree (and, if applicable, appropriate postgraduate studies [AQF Levels 8-10]) that includes at least a major study in one secondary teaching area of the secondary school curriculum.
  • A Major Study is study undertaken for an equivalent to a total of three-quarters of a year of full time higher education study (0.75 EFTSL), usually comprising sequential discipline study undertaken over three years. In most programs, this equates to at least six units with no more than two at first year level and no fewer than two at third year level.
  • Meets the NESA discipline content requirements.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 (Pass) or above in their prior undergraduate studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Commonwealth: $3,968


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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