Edith Cowan University ECU

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides a nationally accredited initial teaching qualification for students who have already obtained a Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification in areas other than Education. The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a dynamic course dedicated to preparing future teachers for Secondary Education. Designed specifically to develop professional knowledge in both theory and essential practice within real classrooms, graduates are provided with all the necessary tools to become successful and confident teachers. This coursework program accommodates "principles and dimensions" of excellence and is delivered through mutually beneficial partnerships between the University and individual schools. Upon completion, graduates are eligible to teach in a major and minor area of study in secondary schools in both the private and government sector. Graduates will have met the highest standards in personal ethics and practice which the profession demands.


18 Units 240 Credit Points. Practicum Placement.


  • Majors are available in the following disciplines:ŸArt Education ŸCatholic Education ŸComputing Education ŸDance Education ŸDesign and Technology Education ŸDrama Education ŸEnglish Education ŸHealth Education ŸHealth and Physical Education ŸHome Economics Education ŸHumanities and Social Sciences Education ŸInstrumental Music Education ŸLanguages Other Than English (LOTE) ŸMathematics Education ŸMedia Education ŸMusic Education ŸScience Education ŸTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Standard entry requirements

  • University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to demonstrate advanced skills and knowledge in a particular discipline to enrol in a major area of specialisation (eg. a Major in their Bachelor degree) and intermediate skills to enrol in a minor area of specialisation (eg. a Minor in their Bachelor Degree), and provide a resume, In addition to satisfying academic entry criteria, applicants for pre-service teacher education courses at Edith Cowan University must also satisfy non-academic criteria. Applicants' non-academic capabilities will be assessed based on completion of a Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE) online questionnaire. One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.Students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • No score below level 7.0 in any of these components
  • And, a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Note: If secondary education and degree studies were completed within a period of 2 years before applying for registration in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, applicants do not need to provide proof of English competency. Applicants who have completed their secondary education in South Africa in English and have an undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University are deemed to have met English language requirements for entry to the Master of Teaching.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Joondalup International: $63,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Mount Lawley International: $63,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
South West International: $63,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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