Master of Teaching - Secondary

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

This program will prepare students to understand the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people. Students will gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, choosing specialisation from a range of disciplines. Students will complete 60 days of professional experience during the course.


Blended online learning and 15 days of face-to-face classes, delivered in 3 5-day blocks. Students are required to do complete 60 days of supervised teaching practice and complete a practitioner research project.


  • Teaching-secondary

Standard entry requirements

  • Grade Point Average (GPA) at 4
  • Applicants undertaking the Master of Teaching must hold a Bachelor degree or approved equivalent in a relevant discipline area/s for primary or secondary teaching as per the National Program Standards and the Victorian Institute of Teaching
  • For secondary teaching students must qualify in two separate teaching areas from the above listed disciplines
  • NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.


The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Albury-Wodonga International: $67,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check prior to your first placement. As a result of new professional standards, all students will be required to complete an externally administered Literacy and Numeracy Test prior to graduation in order to be eligible to apply for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. Students will have the opportunity for diagnostic tests and support during their studies to ensure they are at an appropriate standard prior to sitting the formal test.

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