18 months
30500 AUD/year
4000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Secondary Teaching program offered by Griffith University you will learn the theory and practice of teaching, as well as about the characteristics of learners and teachers and the social contexts of education.  

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The Secondary Teaching program offered by Griffith University includes education studies, curriculum studies in two nominated teaching areas, and professional experience in secondary school settings.

Career opportunities 

Graduates of the Master of Secondary Teaching will be qualified to teach students in public and private secondary schools anywhere in Australia as well as at equivalent levels overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Griffith Dimensions of Learning and Teaching  
  • Junior Years Teaching
  • Understanding Diverse Learner
  • Contemporary Influences on Secondary Schooling
  • Pedagogies for Engaged Learners
  • Supporting Literacy and Numeracy within and across the Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Applicants will need a completed Bachelor degree (or equivalent) that does not lead to teacher registration (with a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale) with disciplinary strengths in two distinctive teaching areas.
  • Applicants must also complete non-academic entry requirements to be eligible for this program.
  • You can explore the key learning areas further on the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority website. Applicants must have completed a quarter of their degree (a minimum of six subjects) in their first nominated teaching area. The second teaching area must include a minimum of another six courses for senior secondary or four courses for junior secondary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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