24 months
33600 AUD/year
23000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Teaching (Primary) course offered at La Trobe University builds preservice teacher knowledge and skills to teach across the curriculum. There is an emphasis on researching teacher practice in numeracy and literacy.  

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There is demand in the sector to build efficacy of graduates in the areas of diagnostic learning, special needs, pedagogical expertise and relationship skill building. 

This Teaching (Primary) offered at La Trobe University    course gives you the opportunity to specialise in these areas. 

The pedagogical structure allows graduates to work and adapt effectively in complex contemporary learning environments.

Professional experience is based around inquiry and experiential learning with iterative skill development opportunities linking knowledge, context and experience to understanding the theoretical dimensions needed to understand practice in school and other learning contexts.

Career Outcomes  

The Master of Teaching (Primary) prepare you for a range of teaching careers in:

  • primary schools
  • early childhood education
  • special education
  • community
  • non-traditional learning environments, including advisory boards, private organisations and local and state government.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Child Development And Family Engagement
  • Building Inclusive Communities Of Learners
  • Health And Physical Education
  • Professional Experience: Primary English/Literacy
  • Culture & Indigenous Perspectives 
  • Primary Maths/Numeracy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 093381A  
  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Specialisation - compulsory: In a relevant discipline area for primary teaching as per the National Program Standards and the Victorian Institute of Teaching. For a primary focus these may include; Science, Mathematics, Arts (Visual Arts/Drama/Music/Dance/Media Studies), Humanities (Geography, History), Languages, Physical Education/Health, English, IT.
  • All applicants will complete the CASPer test to support selection into teaching programs. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. To register for your sitting or further information about the test, visit the CASPer Test website.
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 7.5 with no individual band score less than 7.0 and a score of no less than 8.0 in Speaking and Listening

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 AUD per year during 24 months.

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.


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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