La Trobe University

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

La Trobe University

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

You'll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people. You'll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialisation in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the following disciplines: Business Management Commerce and Business Studies Drama English Health Humanities Languages Mathematics Media Outdoor Education Physical Education Psychology Science SOSE Technology Studies TESOL Visual Arts Professional experience is based around inquiry and experiential learning with iterative skill development opportunities linking knowledge, context and experience to understanding the theoretical dimensions needed to understand practice in school and other learning contexts. You'll complete 60 days of professional experience during the course. The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Structure

Students must complete a total of 240 credit points to graduate from this course and be eligible to register with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). To be eligible to graduate students must complete supervised teaching practicum (60 days) as indicated in the course structure. All applicants completing an initial teacher education course are required to sit and pass the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Teachers prior to completing their course.

Subjects

  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Child Development and Family Engagement
  • Digital Environments and Innovations
  • Managing Learning Environments
  • Professional Experience Secondary B

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Specialisation - compulsory: 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 either one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the above listed disciplines.
  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - Course specific - IELTS (Academic) score of 7.5 with no individual band score less than 7.0 and a score of no less than 8.0 in Speaking and Listening
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

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 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Bendigo International: $67,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Melbourne International: $67,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Wednesday, Apr 27 2022

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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