University of Canberra

Master of Secondary Teaching

University of Canberra

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

This two-year course provides students with knowledge and skills to enter a career as a teacher of students in Years 7 to 12. Students discover pedagogical problem-based learning approaches within classroom and school settings. The course includes 60 days of professional experience within Canberra region secondary schools. Students will: Master the skills required for lesson planning and effective teaching and learning; Critically reflect on the ways in which educational theory and research informs teaching practice; Develop effective ways to collaborate as part of a team and interpret evidence and data; Empower learners with strong subject and pedagogical knowledge; Establish and maintain ethical and respectful relationships with students, colleagues and parents; Promote participation and inclusion and develop the strengths and needs of students from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds; and Strengthen their professional leadership. This course is a Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) accredited education program.

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 at least a major study in one teaching area and, preferably, a second teaching area comprising at least a minor study.

Study information

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

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