The Master of Teaching (Primary R-7) is a pre-service teacher education course which requires two years of study (or the equivalent part-time). The course is offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work.
A Lutheran pathway is available for students wishing to teach in that system and a languages stream is available for qualified students who wish to teach a language(s) in Primary R-7 schools (see stream coordinator).
Applicants must have completed an appropriate undergraduate degree or approved equivalent.
Applicants must complete a non-academic capabilities assessment task that is based on the Australian Institute for Teaching and school Leadership Initial Teacher Education standards.
Limited credit may be granted for topics taken at the University or other institutions.
The Master of Teaching (Primary R-7) aims to qualify graduates who apply a specialised body of content and pedagogical knowledge, skills and dispositions to:
On completion of the Master of Teaching (Primary R-7) graduates will be able to:
To qualify for the Master of Teaching (Primary R-7), a student must:
Except with the permission of the Dean (Education):
Students should note that teaching practicum topics require full-time commitment for their duration.
36 units comprising:
EDUC9120 Introduction to Teaching and Research in the Education Profession (4.5 units)
EDUC9121 Researching Learners and Learning (Primary) (4.5 units)
EDUC9125 English Curriculum Studies 1: Literacy in Changing Educational Contexts (4.5 units)
EDUC9131 Professional Experience: An Introduction (Primary R-7) (0 units)
EDUC9135 Teaching in and through the Expressive Arts: Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts (4.5 units)
EDUC9220 Relationships for Learning and Teaching (4.5 units)
EDUC9221 Mathematics Curriculum Studies in Context (4.5 units)
EDUC9228 Thinking and Working Scientifically Using Design Technologies in the Primary Years (4.5 units)
EDUC9232 Professional Experience 1 (Primary R-7) (4.5 units)
*Language specialist teachers replace EDUC9232 with EDUC9234 Professional Experience 1 and Languages Pedagogy (Primary R-7). The Professional Experience component of EDUC9232 will be accommodated in EDUC9234.
36 units comprising:
EDUC9309 Health and Physical Education (Primary Years) Curriculum Studies (4.5 units)
EDUC9310 English Curriculum Studies 2 GE (4.5 units)**
EDUC9311 Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Primary R-7 GE (4.5 units)
EDUC9312 Professional Experience 2: Assessment for Registration (Primary R-7) (4.5 units)
EDUC9400 Teaching Indigenous Australian Students GE (4.5 units)
EDUC9401 Teacher as Researcher (4.5 units)
EDUC9404 Numeracy and ICT (4.5 units)
EDUC9406 Differentiation and Inclusive Educational Practices (4.5 units)
**Language specialist teachers replace EDUC9310 with EDUC9313 Languages, Literacy and Intercultural Understanding (Primary R-7) (4.5 units)
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