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Secondary Teaching

University of South Australia

24 months
30300 AUD/year
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This industry-relevant Secondary Teaching degree from University of South Australia is for students who have already completed a three-year bachelor degree and would like to increase their employment prospects with a teaching qualification specialising in secondary education. The curriculum is solely focused on the education of children from Year Seven to Year 12. 


This Secondary Teaching degree from University of South Australia has been designed to develop skilled, committed and flexible secondary school educators. The focus is on practical learning and you will gain the skills needed to teach across the core curriculum learning areas in schools from Year Seven to Year 12. There are four major study areas:

  • curriculum studies
  • professional experience
  • education studies
  • pedagogy

Courses studied will include on-campus lectures and workshops; some courses will also be offered fully online or with online support. Learning will be supplemented with online lectures, learning activities, readings and discussion boards.

Your career

Teachers have a passion for learning and a dedication to the social, emotional, academic, physical and psychological development of students. Well-developed interpersonal skills, patience, as well as impeccable organisational and communication skills are key attributes of successful educators.  

The demand for teachers is strong1. Graduates are able to gain employment as secondary teachers in schools and related educational fields in metropolitan and regional centres nationally and internationally. Employers include:

  • Department for Education
  • Catholic Education South Australia (CESA)
  • Independent Schools Association (AISSA)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Middle Years of Schooling
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy and Democracy 
  • Reflexive Practice and Professional Experience 
  • LANTITE Program Requirements 
  • Critical Perspectives of Education
  • Middle Schooling Pedagogies
  • Foundations of Learning and Development: A Child Centred Approach 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks.


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • an AQF Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution with a competitive GPA, noting that entry is competitive and based on academic merit; and
  • a major and preferably a minor in the Learning Area in which they intend to specialise, aligning with the Australian Curriculum (Majors consist of a minimum of 6 courses/27 units or equivalent with a minimum of 2 courses at Australian 3rd year undergraduate level or equivalent. Minors consist of a minimum of 4 courses/18 units or equivalent with a minimum of 2 courses at Australian 2nd year undergraduate level or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30300 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 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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