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Coursework

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

  • CRICOS Code: 093002F

Where will this take me?

Overview

Become a teacher

On completion of your studies, you will be well equipped to begin a teaching role across an entire curriculum.

Successful completion of the course enables you to apply for provisional registration as a primary school teacher (5 to 12 years) with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). This qualifies you to work in schools in Australia with children aged birth to 12 years.

Highly employable

Finish your course confident of gaining employment. We rank with the highest employment rate –  96 percent of our graduate’s gain employment within the first four months of graduating*.

*(Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching Course Experience = Survey 2016-17)

Enter the classroom with confidence

Studying at Melbourne will give you the skills to hit the ground running. We are the highest ranked course in Victoria for teacher education (and overall course satisfaction).

*(Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching Course Experience = Survey 2015-16)

Accreditation

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) has been approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This allows you to qualify for provisional registration and work in Australian early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to five years.

Other career paths

As well as providing a direct career path into teaching, the Master of Teaching program will benefit a career in areas such as community, government (policy formation) or research.

Community

You could find yourself in a rewarding career such as children’s services coordination, youth health and wellbeing, assessment and evaluation, and early intervention for children with special needs.