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Teaching (Primary)

Deakin University 

Master
24 months
Duration
29400 AUD/year
22400 AUD/year
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About

By studying a postgraduate Master of Teaching (Primary) at Deakin University, you'll be learning core teaching subjects and be eligible to register with the VIT.

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Overview

The Master of Teaching (Primary) at Deakin University is fully accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and prepares graduates for employment as a primary teacher in Australia and overseas. 

The course includes core subjects of the primary curriculum: English, mathematics, science, humanities and social sciences, the arts, technology, health and physical education, and opportunities to develop breadth of knowledge in areas of interest.

Career

There is a strong demand for qualified teachers and graduate starting salaries for teachers are high compared to the graduate average. The increased demand for teachers has also resulted in improvements in teaching conditions, resources and career advancement opportunities. As a graduate of this course you may find employment as a teacher within the private or public education sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching: Promoting Successful Learning
  • Planning and Assessment with Diverse Learners
  • Primary Literacy
  • Fostering Primary Children's Mathematical Development
  • Primary Humanities, Societies and Environments
  • Planning for Learning in Professional Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

16 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 (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.
70 (required)
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

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree in a different discipline, and
  • All applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes. Deakin University is using the CASPer assessment tool. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgement test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching.

CRICOS code: 088429K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
  • If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

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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