Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Prepare for registration as a secondary teacher in a wide range of discipline areas through the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education).
This new course will be offered for the first time in 2017, pending final accreditation with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. The course involves significant learning in the workplace - you will complete supervised teaching practice of 60 days in a secondary school over the two years of the course.
You can complete the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) over 24 months or 18 months as a full time enrolled student. It is possible to complete the course in 18 months if you complete some units of study and teaching placement in summer and winter semesters. Unit of study offerings in summer and winter are subject to demand and availability of school placements.
Course objectives
By completion of this course, graduates will be able to:
Critically examine historical and contemporary issues in post-primary education at a local, national and international level;
Review different pedagogical theories and academic concepts of teaching that support the diversity of learners found in post primary educational settings;
Critically review curriculum materials and resources that support the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across the curriculum in schools with a view to promoting reconciliation in today's society
Analyze the literacy and numeracy learning needs of students across the full range of abilities including students with disabilities and special learning needs;
Plan, implement and evaluate a range of educational practices that support the diversity of students in post primary education;
Analyze the efficacy of classroom teaching practices through reflective discussion that draws upon pedagogical theories;
Employ advanced skills in research to work with educational stakeholders in educational settings;
Design, conduct and report educational inquiry / research;
Apply knowledge and skills within classrooms and the school community to develop inclusive cultures of learning where all school students are supported to achieve;
Communicate clearly and effectively through presentations and interactive activities, key concepts that related to the graduate's specialist teaching area.
Course structure
To complete the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) students will be required to complete 192 credit points in total consisting of:
96 credit points Core units 48 credit points Discipline Studies 48 credit points from Option A or Option B
Option A
48 credit points Thesis unit/s
OR Option B
48 credit points Capstone unit and Elective unit
It is possible to complete the course in 18 months if some units of study and teaching placement are completed in Summer and Winter semesters. Unit of study offerings in Summer and Winter are subject to demand and availability of school placements.


Which department am I in? College of Arts and Education

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have Bachelor/Honours degree: Successful completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree; or Successful completion of a non-cognate (any discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree and a Graduate Certificate in a cognate (similar discipline) field. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System or its equivalent - overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Student must have a Bachelor/Honours degree.
English Language Requirements: Students will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: IELTS (academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Test score of 79. Section score no less than: Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Reading: 18, Writing: 22; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (with no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 58; VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved; English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS) - EAP 2 (advanced): A grade.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
University Senior College
University of Adelaide College

Full Time (2 years)

A$39,500.00 (US$ 30,897) per year

26 February 2018, 23 July 2018

Footscray Park campus Ballarat Road, FOOTSCRAY, Victoria, 3011, MELBOURNE, Australia