Avondale University

Master of Teaching - Secondary

Avondale University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02731D

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) course is for eligible graduates of a bachelor degree who desire to transition into a teaching career. The Master of Teaching (Secondary) (MTch (Sec)) is a graduate entry teaching course, offered on-campus or via distance education. It is designed to produce graduate teachers who are reflective, creative and confident in the classroom, and to equip students with the necessary skills to teach in Christian, independent and state high school systems both in Australia and overseas. The course provides the opportunity to explore and critically analyse a wide range of educational literature and research to examine the application of these findings to professional practice. Throughout the course, you will engage in practical experience opportunities in a variety of relevant high school environments.


Sixteen 6-credit point units (96 credits points) normally studied over four semesters full-time or the equivalent part-time.


  • 15 Education Units (11 Core Education Units + 4 Curriculum & Pedagogical Studies Units)1 Directed Electives (Normally completed to strengthen teaching area or educational understandings)

Standard entry requirements

An Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 7 Bachelor's degree (or higher) from an accredited university or higher education provider;An overseas qualification comparable to an Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 7 or higher


New South Wales Education Studies Authority (NESA)

Study pathways

Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements. Alternative entry pathways are available.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Lake Macquarie International: $54,480 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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