Study cover for Teaching (Primary) - Religious Education
Master On Campus

Teaching (Primary) - Religious Education

Australian Catholic University

27 months
7640 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Teaching (Primary) - Religious Education programme from Australian Catholic University is a graduate entry, preservice teacher education course that will enable you to engage with the breadth of curriculum and pedagogical knowledge required by a primary classroom teacher combined with specialist knowledge and understanding of all learning areas of the primary school curriculum.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Building on your undergraduate studies, you will develop a primary curriculum teaching specialisation in an area of your choice. 

Combine the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education with this course to gain the certification and knowledge to teach Religious Education in Catholic Schools. This Teaching (Primary) - Religious Education programme is offered Australian Catholic University .

Professional experience 

Students must complete a minimum of 60 days professional experience during which time they are required to be available full-time.


The Master of Teaching (Primary) has been listed on the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) accredited programs list and meets the teacher education component of the qualification requirement for registration (accreditation) as a primary school teacher in all states and territories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fostering Positive Behaviour
  • Transition into the Primary Teaching Profession
  • Catering for Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom 
  • Advocacy and Leading in Areas of Specialisation
  • Effective Teaching and Graduate Professional Experience (Primary)
  • Social and Cultural Contexts of Development and Learning and Graduate Professional Experience (Primary) 
  • Preparation for the Profession and Graduate Professional Experience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 096830A 

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:

  • have successfully completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, with:
  • subject content studies equivalent to one year of full-time study in one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum; including
  • subject content studies equivalent to one quarter of a year in a selected subject specialisation.
  • demonstrate suitability for teaching as evidenced by completion of the relevant State assessment which will be provided in the application process.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • National

    7640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7640 AUD per year during 27 months.
  • $7640 CSP

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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.

Our partners

Teaching (Primary) - Religious Education
Australian Catholic University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!