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Master of Teaching (Primary)

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    2 years full time or equivalent part time

  • Units

    16

  • Start Date

    Mar, Jul, Nov

  • Estimated Fees

    $41,200

What are the entry criteria?

From 2018, under the new AITSL and government Initial Teacher Education (ITE) requirements, all students applying to ITE courses across Australia will need meet suitability for teaching (non-academic selection) criteria as a part of course entry criteria.  Find out more.

To gain entry to this course applicants must have completed a recognised undergraduate degree and meet the English language requirements.

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Overview of the course

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Master of Teaching (Primary)

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Help shape the minds of the future by becoming a primary teacher. If you have an undergraduate degree and want to take the next step into teaching, a Swinburne Master of Teaching will qualify you to teach in primary schools across Australia. You will build upon your prior study and develop effective teaching techniques that engage and inspire your students.

Led by experienced education professionals, this course will see you learn online, and teach in real classrooms as part of your in-school placements. And once you graduate, you’ll be qualified to practice as a primary teacher, with accreditation from the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

If you’re looking to apply for our November 5th intake you need to complete the CASPer suitability tool on October 14th, the last date available for this intake. Get in touch with a Course Consultant to find out more.

This course is not available to International students.

  • Career opportunities
  • Learning outcomes
  • Primary School Teacher

    Educate students aged 5-12 years through classroom lessons and educational programs covering a variety of subjects.

  • Creative Teaching

    Engage students through innovative and imaginative approaches to the curriculum.

  • Research Methods

    Develop a range of research methods that can be used to improve educational outcomes for students.

  • The Digital Age

    Develop a vision for contemporary teaching in a digital age.

  • Teaching the Child

    Take on a holistic approach to focus on ‘teaching the child’ rather than ‘teaching the subject’.

  • Classroom Techniques

    Head into a school to teach independently, and research classroom techniques prior to graduation.

Why study with Swinburne Online?

  • Internationally recognised qualification

  • Ranked among the top 2% worldwide

  • Learn from industry professionals

  • Graduate with an industry standard qualification

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