Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

    • CRICOS Code: 093002F

    What will I study?


    Develop expert knowledge and understanding of child learning and development, as well as professional practice in early childhood settings. Your studies will cover the multi-disciplinary fields of care, education and health. You will also gain skills in professional practice across the primary years, with a specific focus on literacy, numeracy and science teaching.

    Cater to individual learning needs

    The Master of Teaching will help you develop your interventionist educational skills through the clinical teaching framework. You'll develop the professional skills to assess, diagnose and support the individual learning needs of all students, and work with learners of all abilities.

    Learn more about the Melbourne Graduate School of Education's clinical framework.

    Course structure

    • Full-time study, comprising four semesters over two years including one summer and two winter intensives
    • 250 points of coursework
    • 60 placement days in early childhood settings and five days in primary school, to be completed in your first 150 points
    • 42 placement days in primary schools, to be completed in the final 100 points.

    For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary).

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    Please note: the Commonwealth Government of Australia now requires all students undertaking initial teacher education courses in Australia to pass a literacy and numeracy test.

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