Teaching (Primary)

Murdoch University

Master On Campus
18 months
28339 AUD/year
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Teach in a range of settings, in Australia or around the world with this initial teaching qualification, specifically for graduates who hold a Bachelor’s degree in a non-Education field relevant to primary teaching including English, Maths, The Arts, Science, Humanities Languages and Physical Education.The Master of Teaching (Primary) course is offered at Murdoch University.


Course Description

Do you remember your favourite teacher from primary school? Perhaps it was someone you learned a lot from, they taught you new ways of thinking or inspired you in some way. You could be that special teacher for future generations.

The Master of Teaching (Primary) is a 1.75-year full-time (or 2.75 years part-time) initial teaching qualification. The teaching periods are within school terms dates; starting on the first day of the school year (please note that the final year must be completed with full-time enrolment).

The Master of Teaching (Primary) course offered at Murdoch University will enable you to develop the specialist knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to be an effective educator. You will acquire the expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills necessary to practice independently in the classroom. Building on your prior study coupled with extensive professional practice you will be equipped with an advanced skills set to deliver high quality teaching.

Murdoch’s Master of Teaching (Primary) is characterised by a strong connection between university learning and professional experience in schools throughout the program. A blended learning approach is used combining online activities and face-to-face seminars scheduled on one day per week. Authentic assessments will contribute to your professional teaching portfolio. Additional professional learning opportunities to further develop skills in areas such as classroom management and areas of curriculum interest are also offered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Literacy 
  • Numeracy 
  • Transition to Teaching
  • Learners and Learning Environments
  • Numeracy and Learning
  • Literacy and Learning
  • Mathematics in the Primary Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code- 093249E

  • Enrolment is subject to restriction due to professional recognition requirements. Prior to placement in any school for Professional Experience, it is mandatory that pre-service teachers complete or obtain several forms and clearances.
  •  A maximum of 25% of total Professional Experience days in the course may be taken overseas. Part-time study is available for Year One of the course. Students must be available to study full-time in Year Two.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28339 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28339 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National tuition fee- from $0 
  • Commonwealth supported


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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