24 months
24824 AUD/year
3984 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Teaching (Secondary) program from the Australian Catholic University is a graduate entry, preservice teacher education course for those who want to teach in secondary schools.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Whether you are looking for a complete career change or are a recent graduate, your undergraduate degree will form the foundations for your specialist teaching areas in this course. This course will prepare you to teach in one or two specialist teaching areas, depending on your undergraduate degree and campus of study. Learn the craft of teaching from highly experienced mentor teachers in a range of educational contexts. The Teaching (Secondary) program from the Australian Catholic University .


Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • Government, independent and Catholic Schools
  • Government, private, and not-for-profit organisations
  • Education, training, and research
  • Education consultancy
  • Adult learning
  • Community and advocacy agencies
  • Youth agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Teaching 1: The Learners, their Development and Influences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories, Cultures and Education
  • Catering for Diversity in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Critical Thinking, Literacy and Numeracy Across Secondary Curricula
  • Teacher Enquiry and Information Technology
  • Effective Teaching 1: Promoting Positive Behaviour

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 051777F
  • International students must have an IELTS of no score less than 7.0 in reading and writing and no score less than 8.0 in listening and speaking,, plus an Australian three-year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with a Grade Point Average (GPA) equivalent to an Australian Catholic University GPA of 4.0.

  • Students must also nominate two subject areas for which, based on their Bachelor studies, they believe they are qualified to teach. The Faculty of Education and Arts will assess students' suitability for these methods during the admissions process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24824 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24824 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3984 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3984 AUD per year during 24 months.

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.

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