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Teaching (Primary) 

The University of Western Australia

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18 months
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Become a professional in primary teaching and make a real difference by taking this Master of Teaching (Primary) at The University of Western Australia.

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Primary teachers play a critical role in preparing students for life-long learning. UWA offers a two-year Master of Teaching course that enables graduates to qualify as primary school teachers and fill this crucial role in our communities.

About The Course

The Master of Teaching (Primary) at The University of Western Australia focuses on the education and preparation of primary school educators (Years 1-6). It is informed by comprehensive and contemporary understandings of childhood development and learning. 

Students studying the Master of Teaching courses at UWA have the option of completing in 18 months. 

Career Pathways

As a graduate of this course you will be able to work in government and independent schools, both nationally and internationally.


The Master of Teaching is accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRB). Graduates are eligible to register with TRB and this entitles them to be legally employed as a teacher in a Western Australian school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives in Aboriginal Education
  • Professional Practice 
  • Interventions for Learning 
  • Technologies in the Curriculum 
  • Children, Development and Pedagogy 
  • Advanced Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 077502G

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; 
  •  at least one year of the bachelor's degree relevant to one or more learning areas in the Early Childhood or Primary school curriculum for applicants who wish to major in Early Childhood or Primary Teaching respectively;
  • Applicants who have a bachelor's degree in education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, are not eligible for admission.
  • Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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