Master of Primary Teaching

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

If teaching is your passion, then the Master of Primary Teaching course will prepare you for a long and fulfilling career in education while giving you the skills, qualifications and experience to work across all areas of the primary school curriculum.This two-year, fully accredited by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) program provides foundation knowledge along with work integrated learning opportunities that include: workshops, simulations, microteaching, problem-based learning and case study analysis.Designed around a central focus of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), this course delivers a teaching strategy that creates student-specific learning curriculums based on many education principles, social, cultural and intellectual environments and students’ individual needs.This course also includes an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander component that ensures Indigenous ways of knowing and learning are both considered and appropriately incorporated into the study program.

Structure

48 credit points

Standard entry requirements

Entrants to graduate entry programs have a discipline-specific bachelor or equivalent qualification relevant to the Australian Curriculum or other recognised areas of schooling provision including for primary teaching, at least one year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum. All applicants will be required to attend a Course Advice and Suitability for the Profession Interview (CASPI) at which their suitability for the teaching profession will be assessed. Applicants are expected to attend the interview date and time offered to them.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $62,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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