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Teaching (Secondary)

University of Queensland

24 months
31744 AUD/year
3950 AUD/year
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 Start your new career. Transfer your prior knowledge and expertise into a rewarding career as a secondary school teacher. After just two years of study, your passion will have purpose – to ignite the minds of the next generation with the Teaching (Secondary) programme offered at the University of Queensland. 


The Teaching (Secondary) programme offered at the University of Queensland is designed for those with an approved undergraduate degree looking to qualify as a secondary school teacher. It aims to develop, educate and sustain teachers who can contribute innovatively and creatively to addressing the educational challenges of social, community and technological change. Plus it enables you to qualify as a secondary school teacher after two years of study.

You'll participate in practical, school-based learning that draws from the latest research into effective teaching methods, complete 75 days of supervised professional experience placements, and gain the skills and knowledge necessary for teaching to complement the expertise and experience gained in your first degree.

Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a teacher in Queensland and work as a secondary school teacher in state and independent schools in Australia and worldwide.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Secondary school maths teacher
  • Economics secondary school teacher
  • Business secondary school teacher
  • Secondary school music teacher



Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Issues and Social Justice
  • Literacy within and across the Curriculum
  • Numeracy Across the Curriculum
  • Contemporary Theories of Development and Learning
  • Indigenous Knowledge and Education
  • Teachers as Educational Innovators and Agents of Change 
  • Building Professional Knowledge
  • Building Inclusive Secondary Classrooms
  •  Assessment for Learning and Teaching
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Teachers as Researchers
  • Achieving Professional Engagement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 094715J 
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a different discipline, from an approved tertiary institution that meets the requirements for two teaching areas of the secondary curriculum in Australian schools (see below), and
  • to submit a statement addressing non-academic criteria (see below), and
  • to complete an online questionnaire to meet the non-academic entry requirement for this program. Once you have submitted your application, you will be directed to the online questionnaire.
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31744 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31744 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3950 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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