24 months
33600 AUD/year
23000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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You'll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) offered at La Trobe University.    

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Studying the Master of Teaching (Secondary) offered at La Trobe University , you'll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialisation in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the following disciplines:

  • Business Management
  • Commerce and Business Studies
  • Drama 
  • English
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Languages 
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • SOSE
  • Technology Studies
  • Visual Arts

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. 

You'll complete 60 days of professional experience during the course.  

Career Outcomes

You'll be prepared for a range of teaching careers in:

  • secondary schools
  • community
  • non-traditional learning environments, including advisory boards, private organisations and local and state government.


The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Child Development And Family Engagement
  • Building Inclusive Communities Of Learners
  • Secondary Curriculum Method Area 
  • Culture & Indigenous Perspectives 
  • Assessment And Curriculum 
  • Education Law And Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 093382M  

  • Prerequisites

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

Specialisation - compulsory: In a relevant discipline area/s for primary or secondary teaching as per the National Program Standards and the Victorian Institute of Teaching. For secondary teaching, students must qualify in either one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the above listed disciplines.
  • Selection criteria
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. 

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.


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