The University of Melbourne

Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Perfect for recent graduates or more experienced graduates looking to embark on a career change to secondary teaching. Gain the benefit of earning a salary while learning on the job.This course is ideal for those who prefer learning by doing, with a combination of intensives, online learning and a paid Internship teaching position in a Victorian school. No prior teaching experience is required.You will have Permission to Teach (Internship) from the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) during the course and become eligible for full teacher registration once you graduate.


From 2024 the Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship will mirror the same course structure as the Standard Mode for Master of Teaching (Secondary). Both courses comprise 15 subjects, which equate to 200 points of study in total. The course is taken over two years of full-time study and is structured around four study intensives, supplemented by online academic study conducted across the year. The first two intensives take place in November, December and January, prior to commencing work in your school of employment. The third intensive takes place in the year 1 winter school break. The final intensive takes place in the January of year 2.


  • Teaching - secondary
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Humanities Additional
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Visual Arts and Design A
  • Visual Arts and Design B

Standard entry requirements

  • Completed undergraduate degree from an approved institution
  • Successful completion of the Teacher Capability Assessment Tool (TCAT). TCAT is an online tool that helps us discover how well suited you are to teach. TCAT results are assessed as part of your application


This program qualifies students to apply for full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as a secondary teacher.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $68,158

Further information

Full-time commitment comprising part-time study on campus and online and part-time paid employment.

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