Master of Teaching - Secondary

University of New England (UNE)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

The UNE Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a graduate initial teacher education program that provides you with a supportive and intellectually challenging way to build your expertise as a sought-after secondary teacher. Combining theoretical knowledge with practical experience, this degree will open the door to a variety of secondary teaching opportunities.


96 credit points (equivalent to 16 standard units) including completion of core units, including 60 days of embedded professional experience, curriculum units and listed elective teaching units. Students are required to pass mandatory literacy and numeracy tests prior to commencing their final professional experience placement.


  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science: Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and environmental science
  • Physics
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Computing
  • History
  • Business studies/Commerce
  • Economics/commerce
  • Geography
  • Legal studies
  • Studies of religion
  • Agriculture
  • Languages
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Visual art
  • Society and culture
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in a relevant area, or overseas equivalent as assessed by Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) with a minimum GPA of 3.50. Applicants' undergraduate (and appropriate postgraduate) studies must include study in a designated teaching area/s in the secondary school curriculum areas. All students must meet the University's English Language Requirements for this program, which are higher than standard postgraduate requirements.


NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). UNE bases its degree structures on the NESA guidelines, under the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership framework for teacher registration. Students should note that teacher registration requirements vary from state to state.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $53,760 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $53,760 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

Further information

All students must complete a Criminal Record Check; Working with Children Check; and complete an approved Anaphylaxis Management training program.

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