18 months
44400 AUD/year
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By taking the Master of Teaching Secondary program from The University of Western Australia is a course for university graduates who seek to begin a rewarding career in education. Your subject area expertise, coupled with this sought-after teaching qualification, will see you thrive in the global knowledge society. 

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This Master of Teaching Secondary program from The University of Western Australia ensures you have an in-depth knowledge of the theory and the practical skills required for secondary teaching.

Candidates must have a degree with sufficient units related to a subject in the school curriculum. As there is a shortage of secondary English, Mathematics and Physics teachers in Australian schools, we particularly encourage students with qualifications in those areas to consider a career in teaching.

Career Pathways 

As a graduate of this Teaching (Secondary) program from The University of Western Australia, you will be able to work in government and independent schools, both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • National Literacy and Numeracy Test
  • Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) 
  • General Capabilities Across the Curriculum
  • Perspectives in Aboriginal Education   
  • Interventions for Learning in Years 7-12 
  • Learning and Assessment in Years 7-12
  • Professional Practice A Secondary 
  • Professional Practice B Secondary 
  • Child and adolescent development and pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 095238C  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • must have a degree with six units in a discipline that is relevant for the school curriculum major, with at least two of those units studied at second year university level and two at third year university level; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
  • Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 66600 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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