Postgraduate

Master of Teaching (F-12)

Inspire young minds and ignite a lifelong love of learning.
2
Years Full Time

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Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia (M355)

35 Stirling Hwy

Crawley

Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

As a graduate of this course, you will be trained to teach from Foundation to Year 12. This offers maximum flexibility for a career in teaching. Graduates could teach in the public, private or Catholic school sectors, in Australia or overseas (depending on other countries’ requirements).
As a graduate of this course, you will be trained to teach from Foundation to Year 12. This offers maximum flexibility for a career in teaching. Graduates could teach in the public, private or Catholic school sectors, in Australia or overseas (depending on other countries’ requirements).

Further Study

With research experience or experience in the field, you may like to undertake a Master of Education (by Coursework and Dissertation or Thesis and Coursework).
With research experience or experience in the field, you may like to undertake a Master of Education (by Coursework and Dissertation or Thesis and Coursework).

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) must have at least one major study relevant to secondary teaching curriculum areas offered by the University and reflecting the national program standard for teaching. A major is defined as at least 6 semester units of study in a discipline with at least two of those units studied at second year university level and two at third year university level. A minor study is at least 4 semester units in a discipline with a least two units at second year university level;
and
(c) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
(2) Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) an interview when requested
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Application deadline

For 2022 entry, applications close Friday 21 January 2022.

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Personal statement

To apply for this course, you will need to write a personal statement (on the template provided) demonstrating that you have the necessary personal characteristics to become a successful educator. Download the personal statement template here. 

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English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
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How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Maximise your career opportunities and qualify to teach in primary and secondary schools. This course is delivered mainly online with some face-to-face learning in Albany.

DollarThis course is subsidised by the Australian Government as a Commonwealth supported place (CSP).

About the course

This innovative teacher education program will ensure you have developed appropriate knowledge, expertise and professional skills required for teaching in both primary and secondary schools.
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Quick details

Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
  • Albany (Regional campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Partially Online
  • Off-site professional placement
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • February (non-standard teaching period)
Weekly contact time
  • Each unit (apart from professional practice units) constitutes 150 hours study time, including contact time.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 32540
CRICOS code
  • 103499M
Master of Teaching (F-12)
Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
  • Albany (Regional campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Partially Online
  • Off-site professional placement
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • February (non-standard teaching period)
Weekly contact time
  • Each unit (apart from professional practice units) constitutes 150 hours study time, including contact time.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 32540
CRICOS code
  • 103499M
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years full time
TISC Codes
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Application deadline

For 2022 entry, applications close Friday 21 January 2022.

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Why study this course?

  • Qualify to teach all year levels from foundation/pre-primary to year 12, opening up a wide range of career options
  • Undertake the majority of your study online and do your professional practice placements at schools near to you, no matter where you are in Australia
  • Study in beautiful Albany in WA’s southwest for 17 days of intensive teaching across the course
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QUIZ: What type of teacher should you be?

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Choosing between primary and high school teaching? Why not do both!

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Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

A major comprises one curriculum I unit and one curriculum II unit within the same curriculum area.

A minor also comprises one curriculum I unit and one curriculum II unit within the same curriculum area.

Students with two majors and students with one major and one minor will take 24 points from two groups from within the range Groups A - D and 102 points of core units.

Students with one major and no minor will take two curriculum units (12 points) from within one group between Groups A - D and two units (12 points) from Group E and 102 points of core units.

*Languages Education Curriculum and Technologies Curriculum will not be offered in this course in 2021.
Core
Take all units (102 points):
Option - Group A
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Option - Group B
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Option - Group C
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Option - Group D
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Option - Group E
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Option - Group G
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Option - Option F
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You'll learn to

  • apply skills, understandings and professional competencies to practice as an inspiring, flexible and ethical educator who supports all students to reach their full potential
  • build and sustain relationships with students and educational stakeholders
  • meet the challenges of dynamic educational contexts
  • engage in classroom research to continuously improve your educational impact
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Albany intensives

As part of this course, you'll undertake a total of 17 days of study at the UWA Albany Centre, located in the beautiful Great Southern region.

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7 reasons to study teaching at UWA

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Words of wisdom from teaching graduates

Students in the education library at UWA We asked UWA Master of Teaching graduates what advice they'd give others interested in a career in teaching.
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Related courses

You may also like to consider the Master of Teaching (Primary) or Master of Teaching (Secondary).
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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Get classroom-ready with a UWA Education degree

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Teaching for all ages

Master of Teaching (Secondary) graduate Scott McCallum talks about teaching primary and high school students, and how this has set him up for a flexible and rewarding career.

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Learning without limits

Albany student Mark Weldon shares his experiences of remote learning while studying the Master of Teaching.

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Course accreditation

This course is currently undergoing accreditation with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA).
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