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Teaching and Learning (Primary)

James Cook University

Master
24 months
Duration
30400 AUD/year
6684 AUD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Teaching and Learning (Primary) program from James Cook University  prepares teachers to critically respond to the challenges of northern Queensland and the Tropics, through a theoretically informed practice-based approach with provision for learning experiences in urban, rural and remote school-community environments.

Overview

The Teaching and Learning (Primary) program from James Cook University  is a four phase (two year) developmentally sequenced professional preparation for those holding at least a first degree and who value learning about, as well as contributing to, the diverse needs and aspirations of learners and communities.

The course is offered on campus in Townsville and Cairns, and externally (online with internal options) with a mandatory one-week residential block during Orientation week. Students who study externally can elect to enrol in individual subjects internally.

Career opportunities

The Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary) will give you a comprehensive, world-class qualification that can be used globally, as the course is nationally accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). The course is completed in four phases over 2 years full-time. You will be prepared to respond to the diverse needs and aspirations of learners and communities in our region.

Our graduates acquire the specialised knowledge and skills required for "day-one-readiness".

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning for Diverse Learners in Primary School Contexts 
  •  Language and Literacy Education for Primary Teachers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Education in Primary School Settings 
  • English Education for Primary Teachers 
  • Mathematics Education for Primary Teachers 
  • Digital and Design Technologies for Primary Teachers 
  • Teachers as Leaders for Learning and Change 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096028E

  • AQF level 7 degree or equivalent that includes the equivalent of one year appropriate study in primary school curriculum
  • Previous and current certificates and academic transcripts
  • The Grading Scale used at the institution(s) where you have undertaken your studies
  • English proficiency test results (if required and available at time of application)
  • Your passport to confirm your name and citizenship (if available at time of application)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6684 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6684 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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