24 months
32640 AUD/year
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At this Teaching Practice (Primary Education) program at RMIT University you will gain a deep theoretical understanding of how students learn and strategies to create an inclusive classroom.    

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Beginning with an introduction to contemporary learning approaches within primary education settings, the program will then provide you with core knowledge in the subjects you'll be teaching in the workplace.

You'll have opportunities to put your learning into practice in extended practical placements.    

In the Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) at RMIT University you’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to provide the most positive impact on the lives of primary school children.

RMIT provides you with 80-100 days practical placements to prepare you for a career in the classroom. Placements will help you to apply your learning in a real classroom setting as you build your confidence as a teacher.

Graduate with highly developed skills and a globally recognised qualification that is always in demand. RMIT education students have the opportunity to undertake practical placements overseas to gain a global understanding of education.


Making a study or career change into primary teaching opens career opportunities in classrooms across Australia and beyond.

Teaching is a globally recognised skill that’s always in demand.

As a graduate of this masters degree, you’ll be qualified as a primary teacher, and equipped to teach in primary settings and alternative educational settings across Australia and the world (subject to local registration requirements).

The knowledge and skills you will gain can also be applied in policy and consultative work in private industry, the public sector and community service organisations.


The Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) is subject to accreditation by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for registration purposes. It is well recognised throughout Australia, but if you wish to teach beyond Victoria you may need to meet further requirements with registration authorities in other states and territories.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Numeration, measurement and geometry
  • Humanities and global education 
  • Learning and developing literacies 
  • Art in primary education 
  • Science principles and practices 
  • Health and physical education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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 number: 098981C   

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent overseas qualification.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32640 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported places  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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



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