24 months
30880 AUD/year
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With a strong emphasis on practical classroom experience, the Teaching (Primary Education) program at The University of Notre Dame Australia is an excellent preparation for primary school teachers. You can complete this postgraduate qualification in two years of full-time study, or the equivalent in part-time study.


Why study this degree

Are you looking for a demanding postgraduate degree that is highly regarded in the world of education? The Teaching (Primary Education) program at The University of Notre Dame Australia fits the bill perfectly as it not only covers a wide range of academic subjects, but also provides students with 20 weeks of classroom experience. On graduation you are accredited to teach in Catholic, Government and Independent primary schools in WA.

Open to anyone with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university, this Master’s program consists of 24 courses covering subjects such as drama, science, dance, visual arts, English, mathematics and physical education, plus specialist instruction in religious education, working with Indigenous students and classroom management. You are also expected to undertake 10 weeks of classroom based practicum during each year, in addition to a Core Curriculum course in Theology or Ethics.


Teachers Registration Board of Western Australia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning & Pedagogy
  • English: Reading & Viewing
  • Transforming Learning Through ICT
  • Mathematics: Number & Algebra
  • School Experience: Primary
  • Teaching Method 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 039694K
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    30880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30880 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Fremantle

1700 - 2700 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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