University of Canberra

Master of Primary Teaching

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This two-year course prepares students for a career in education by providing the required skills, qualifications and experience to work across all areas of the primary school curriculum. The course is designed around a central focus of pedagogical content knowledge, delivering a teaching strategy that creates student-specific learning curriculums based on many education principles, social, cultural and intellectual environments and students' individual needs. This course also includes an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander component that ensures Indigenous ways of knowing and learning are considered and appropriately incorporated into the study program. Students will: Develop a high level of theoretical, practical, cultural and ethical teaching methods; Be able to implement teaching strategies designed to improve individual and collective knowledge; Gain a comprehensive understanding of teaching principles from Australian and International perspectives; Complete 60 days of professional teaching experience; and Hold a degree that's accredited by the Teacher Quality Institute (TQI).

Standard entry requirements

Entrants to graduate entry programs have a discipline-specific bachelor or equivalent qualification relevant to the Australian Curriculum or other recognised areas of schooling provision including for primary teaching, at least one year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $36,600
International: $57,000

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