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Master On Campus

Teaching (Primary)

Swinburne University of Technology

24 months
27560 AUD/year
22600 AUD/year
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Move into a rewarding career in the classroom with the Master of Teaching (Primary) at Swinburne University of Technology. This course will take students through the latest technology, educational theories and practical skills needed to become teachers in primary and middle school settings.

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Students will also gain invaluable professional experience through a supervised placement in a primary school. Graduates will be prepared to be future educational leaders and innovators.

The Master of Teaching (Primary) at Swinburne University of Technology is a post-graduate initial teacher education qualification. It is offered both online through Swinburne Online and on campus through Swinburne University of Technology (Hawthorn). Both the online and on-campus delivery of the course combine contemporary research and advanced pedagogical knowledge and skills, with structured professional experience opportunities. 

Graduates are prepared to be future educational leaders and innovators with a strong identity as teachers. Graduates from this course will have opportunities to apply for positions in primary and middle school settings in both government and non-government schools.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find teaching positions in primary schools.

Aims and objectives

Upon successful completion of the Master of Teaching (Primary), graduates will be able to:

  •  Demonstrate a broad and deep knowledge of the theories and practice of learning, teaching and pedagogy, across multiple discipline and methodological domains
  •  Demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of the key issues, policies and theoretical concepts impacting primary education in Australian and global contexts
  •  Reflect critically on, and synthesise, learning and to take responsibility and accountability for quality teaching and personal outputs in the context of primary education practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English in Primary School 
  • Mathematics in Primary School 
  • Health & Physical Education in Primary School 
  • Science in Primary School 
  • Humanities in Primary School 
  • Arts and Design Technology in Primary School 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 098545A

Applicants require a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification that includes at least one year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27560 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22600 AUD per year during 24 months.

$3,950 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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.


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