24 months
28390 AUD/year
22600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Teaching (Primary) at Swinburne University of Technology is your opportunity to make a real and positive difference in the lives of young people as a primary school teacher.

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Deepen your understanding of human development and explore how theories and practices of primary teaching and learning can support your future students in reaching their full potential. Develop learning programs across multiple disciplines that respond innovatively to individual needs.

As part of this Master of Teaching (Primary) at Swinburne University of Technology , you will be provided with a variety of structured professional experience opportunities.Explore the key issues, policies and theoretical concepts impacting primary education in Australia and around the world. Consider equity, diversity, and indigenous perspectives as you apply critical thinking to developing ethical approaches to education. Analyse the impact of local and global education policy and provide potential solutions to bring about positive change.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find teaching positions in primary schools.

Aims and objectives

At completion of the Master of Teaching (Primary), graduates will have:

  • analyse, plan and implement highly effective learning programs across multiple discipline and methodological domains in primary education through an understanding of human development incorporating both theoretical and evidence-based research
  • maximise student learning outcomes through the integrated application of learning areas, disciplines and pedagogical approaches in primary education
  • critically analyse the impact of global and local education policy, leadership and practice on primary education systems from a socio-political perspective
  • apply critical thinking to understanding ethical approaches to designing and implementing learning programs in primary education where robust and rigorous evaluative tools are used to measure impact on student learning and wellbeing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

    28390 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28390 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

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

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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