Teaching and Learning (Primary)

James Cook University

Master On Campus Online
24 months
30400 AUD/year
21520 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Experience innovative learning developed in collaboration with Catholic Education, the Department of Education, and independent schools with the Teaching and Learning (Primary) program from James Cook University.


Be prepared to respond to the diverse learning needs of primary school students in both urban and rural communities with the Teaching and Learning (Primary) program from James Cook University.

Maximise your professional experience with work integrated learning and mentoring throughout your degree. Respond to the unique challenges of Northern Queensland and the tropics with practical involvement in rural and remote communities.

Choose from six specialisations - English/Literacy, Mathematics/Numeracy, Science, Technology, Humanities and Social Science and Health and Physical Education.

Learn to design, implement, and evaluate curriculum to enhance learning outcomes for all students. Demonstrate your ability to improve Indigenous learning outcomes with your strong knowledge of learning styles and cultural frameworks.

Career opportunities

JCU Teaching and Learning (Primary) graduates benefit from JCU’s strong connections to communities and are prepared to teach in primary schools across Australia.


The Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary) is nationally accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).

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


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096028E

  • An appropriate bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution which includes the equivalent of full year of studying areas appropriate to curriculum demands of a specialisation in primary teaching in Australian schools; that is subjects that link to the national school curriculum (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)) content in either English, or technologies, or mathematics, or science, or  humanities and social sciences or health and physical education.
  •  At least three of the subjects completed within the full year of study must be subjects appropriate to the demands of a particular specialisation.

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

    21520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21520 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Domestic fee : $6,684.00 -estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fe


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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Teaching and Learning (Primary)
James Cook University


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