M.Ed. On Campus Online


Charles Darwin University

24 months
28104 AUD/year
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If you already hold a bachelor's degree in a field other than education, the Teaching program from Charles Darwin University can help you to become a teacher in two years. At CDU, you can study your Teaching online or on campus, part time or full time. This makes it easier to study where, when and how it suits you.


On graduating, you'll be eligible to register as a teacher in all states and territories in Australia.

The Master of Teaching qualifies you to teach early childhood (birth to year 7), primary (transition to year 7) or secondary (year 8 to 12).

Before you start studying, you'll need to choose the stream that suits your career goals and interests.

The course prepares you for new and changing roles as an educator. You will develop continuing awareness of the environmental and cultural influences on teaching and learning. You'll also explore the needs of learners and communities with diverse linguistic and cultural orientations, including Indigenous learners. As a teacher, your levels of personal literacy and numeracy will be broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the Australian population.

Career opportunities

Graduating with Teaching program from Charles Darwin University prepares you to teach in early childhood, primary or secondary school settings. It also prepares you to work in associated educational areas such as:

  • curriculum development
  • educational planning
  • educational research, and
  • policy development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education in Context: Preparation for Practice and Assessment
  • Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
  • Teaching Indigenous Learners
  • Society and Education
  • Play, Pedagogies and Philosophies in Early Childhood
  • Leadership, Advocacy and Research
  • Early Years Literacy and English

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Cricos Code: 097217C

  • Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent international qualification in either early childhood, primary or an area relevant to early childhood/ primary curriculum, such as art, music, technologies, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences (e.g. history and geography).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28104 AUD per year during 24 months.

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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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