Master of Teaching

Master of Teaching

Join the largest education school in the state and gain the skills required to become a secondary school teacher.

Why study a Master of Teaching?

This program gives you the opportunity to develop your expertise in delivering educational programs associated with your specialised curriculum area. The Master of Teaching program will prepare you for a career as a teacher in your areas of choice and develop your expertise through professional experience in the classroom.

New Package Program

In 2015, the University of South Australia is offering a series of undergraduate degrees with a guaranteed pathway into the Master of Teaching (Secondary).

The advantage in entering under the guaranteed entry pathway is that once you successfully complete your undergraduate degree, you will automatically gain entry into the Master of Teaching (Secondary)* and be on your way to becoming a specialised secondary teacher in your area of choice.

The Master of Teaching gives you the opportunity to develop your expertise in delivering educational programs associated with your specialised curriculum area. The Master of Teaching degree will prepare you for a career as a teacher in your areas of choice and develop your expertise through professional experience in the classroom.

Guaranteed entry pathway combinations include:

  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Data Science) with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 434221
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) with Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 434181
  • Bachelor of Science with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 434101
  • Bachelor of Arts with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 444521
  • Bachelor of Media Arts with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 444531
  • Bachelor of Contemporary Art with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 424811
  • Bachelor of Human Movement with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 414401
  • Bachelor of Arts (Aboriginal Cultures and Australian Society) with the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    SATAC code: 444571

Students who are not successful in securing a place within the guaranteed pathway can still apply via SATAC into the Master of Teaching (Secondary) on completion of their appropriate undergraduate degree.

*subject to meeting GPA criteria and subject selection

Entry requirements

Selection is based on academic merit. Additional selection processes apply.

Applicants must have completed:

  • a three-year Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0; and
  • a major and preferably a minor in the Learning Area in which they intend to specialise, aligning with the Australian Curriculum (Majors consist of a minimum of 6 courses/27 units or equivalent with a minimum of 2 courses at Australian 3rd year undergraduate level or equivalent. Minors consist of a minimum of 4 courses/18 units or equivalent with a minimum of 2 courses at Australian 2nd year undergraduate level or equivalent).

Applicants will also be required to complete non-academic requirements for entry into the Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Further information regarding Learning Areas, non-academic requirements and international admission requirements can be found here.

Applicants are advised that a successful criminal history screening clearance is required for all students prior to their undertaking any professional experience/practicum placement that involves contact with minors (under 18 years of age). Information on the procedure to be followed for obtaining clearance will be provided with the letter of offer or may be viewed at the School of Education criminal history screening web page. These placements form a compulsory part of the program. A successful clearance may also be required for other courses, eg to enter any school, pre-school or childcare centre for any reason, including on placement, observation or visits, unless the students are already registered teachers.

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Professional recognition

Our strong links with industry are evident in our Professional Experience placements, giving our students direct links to industry from the first semester. Graduates of this program are also eligible to register as teachers in South Australia with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia (other criteria may apply).

How do I apply?

Domestic students
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Telephone: +61 8 8302 2376
Website: unisa.edu.au/future

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International students
UniSA International
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001
Telephone: +61 3 9627 4854
Website: unisa.edu.au/international

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