University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)

Master of Teaching (Primary)

University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Make an impact on young people’s lives. The Master of Teaching (Primary) program qualifies graduates with non-education bachelor degrees to teach in primary schools with students in Prep to Year 6.In this program you will learn to inspire young students and apply existing subject knowledge in the classroom. You’ll study core courses that prepare you to teach english, maths, science, technology, arts, history, geography, health and physical education (PE). You will learn how to motivate and encourage young students through curriculum design, teaching strategies and behaviour management, and enhance your knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development seminars and employment forums. You’ll complete Supervised Professional Experience in three blocks, totalling 60 days of practice teaching, with the opportunity to gain experience in rural and remote areas throughout Queensland.


Total units: 192


  • Primary education

Standard entry requirements

You must have completed a non-education bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent, with a minimum GPA of 4.0 from a recognised tertiary institution which includes the equivalent of at least one full-time year of study in areas relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum.


Graduates are eligible for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UniSC Moreton Bay Domestic: $37,936
  • Full-time : 2 years
UniSC Sunshine Coast Domestic: $37,936
International: $55,600
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Students must complete a minimum of 60 days of Supervised Professional Experience in a school setting under the supervision of a Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) registered teacher. Students are also required to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education students.

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