Master of Teaching

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This degree is for those intending to become secondary school teachers. Successful completion of this degree satisfies the academic requirements to apply for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. The degree provides a systematic study of issues in education, such as: professional practice; learning and motivation; the social context of education; student- teacher interaction; and curriculum and assessment in the Australian context. It incorporates three full-time supervised teaching blocks in South Australian schools of 65 days total. Students are also required to undertake studies in curriculum areas related to undergraduate qualifications and teaching specialisations. Quotas are applied in general school teaching curriculum areas.


  • Teaching

Standard entry requirements

Completed Bachelor degree


The Master of Teaching provides a professional qualification that is recognised for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and overseas countries.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Terrace International: $70,000 No information available No No information available

Further information

Career opportunities A career in teaching offers many possibilities, both here in Australia and internationally, for graduates (or those about to graduate) in arts, economics, languages, mathematics, music, science and social science. At present there are opportunities for permanent positions in rural and regional secondary schools in South Australia, and a strong demand for secondary teachers in other Australian states and overseas - the USA and UK in particular.

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