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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Master of Teaching at University of Tasmania is a pre-service teaching degree that will give you the skills and knowledge to teach in a primary or secondary school setting. The degree is designed to build upon tertiary qualifications and experience, enabling students to complete a teaching qualification in as little as 2 years.  


Master of Teaching students at University of Tasmania can specialise in primary or secondary teaching.

The secondary teaching specialisation requires students to choose two curriculum teaching areas, which are determined by the discipline(s) undertaken in the student's undergraduate degree.

You will be required to undertake a number of Professional Experience placements totalling 60 days. This will give you the opportunity to apply the theoretical and practical skills that you have learnt in a safe and supportive environment.

The Master of Teaching is available on-campus in Hobart and fully online- by distance. Not sure if you want to study online or on-campus? They offer flexible study options that allow you to choose how and where you study, depending on your needs.

  • Primary (Prep to Grade 6)
  • Secondary (Grades 7 to 12)
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Arts: (Drama, Visual Art, Music, Media Arts)
  • LOTE - Languages Other Than English
Course objectives

Students who undertake the Master of Teaching pre-service teacher education course will graduate with a professional qualification and preparation that meets national expectations and standards and makes them favoured for recruitment in systems throughout Tasmania and Australia. Through experiencing an internationalised curriculum our students will graduate with a global perspective and an enhanced capacity to teach overseas and experience the world whilst working. The program is informed by core theoretical knowledge, evidence-based practice and underpinned by a strong theory-practice nexus enacted in collaboration with appropriate employing authorities.

Career outcomes

Graduates of Master of Teaching are deemed to be qualified to teach in public and private sector schools in all states and territories of Australia by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

Our graduates work with students from Prep to Grade 6 (Primary specialisation) or Grade 7 to 12 (Secondary Specialisation), throughout Australia and overseas.


The Masters of Teaching course is a professionally accredited Initial Teacher Education program approved by the Teachers Registration Board Tasmania.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Teaching
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Foundations of English
  • Teaching Primary Mathematics 
  • Planning for Positive Behaviour
  • Teacher as Planner Assessor & Reporter
  • Primary Science & Technology Education
  • Primary History and Geography

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

If you’re interested in studying the Master of Teaching you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

Primary specialisation

Subject content studies in your initial degree should contain a minimum of one year of study relevant to at least one of the key learning areas of the Primary school curriculum. 

Secondary specialisation

The first teaching specialisation requires at least three years of degree level study leading to a completed bachelor degree, including, at least, two units at third year (advanced) level or above.

CRICOS: 070429B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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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