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Teaching, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #230 (QS) ,
The new Teaching course from Curtin University is designed for people seeking to attain an initial teacher education qualification in order to register as a teacher in Australia and any other countries that recognise an Australian teaching qualification.

About

The course may also be suitable for qualified teachers wishing to gain an additional formal qualification (if needed) to convert to either Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary Education.

In this course, you will gain advanced critical skills, knowledge and understanding concerning best practice in education to meet the needs of today’s learners.

You will also have opportunities to undertake professional experience, culminating in a professional placement during your final year of study.

 The Master of Teaching is divided into the following three majors:

  • Early Childhood Education: designed for those who wish to teach in kindergarten to year 2, or work with children from birth to eight years of age in early childhood education and care.
  • Primary Education: designed for those who wish to teach in year 1 to 6, and gain a foundation for teaching across the primary school curriculum.

Secondary Education: designed for those who wish to teach year 7 to 12.

Want to fast-track your degree?

The Master of Teaching can be studied in fast-track mode, enabling you to complete this degree in 18 months. Please note that studying the course in this way means you will be overloading in some Uni Terms. If you wish to study in the fast-track mode, you can self-select this mode when enrolling.

Why study the Teaching course from Curtin University

  • You will be immersed in an e-learning environment, using the web extensively to complement your studies.
  • You will be encouraged to participate in the learning process and benefit from a focus on group interaction and continuous assessment.
  • We are proud to receive consistently positive feedback from employers who say Curtin teachers are of excellent quality and well prepared for the education industry.

Career information

  • Early childhood teacher
  • Early learning centre educator
  • Junior primary teacher
  • Primary school teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Special-needs teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Primary Education 
  • Secondary Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 098318A

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results, see our English prerequisites for more detail.
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. Please note that if the required ‘supplementary forms’ are not completed and attached to this application, we will not proceed with the assessment of your applications.
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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