Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

  • CRICOS Code: 093002F

Where will this take me?



The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) has been approved by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This allows you to qualify for provisional registration and work in Australian schools and early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to twelve years. The Master of Teaching program will also benefit in other career areas such as government (policy reform), research and community roles. Community opportunities include children’s services coordination, youth health and wellbeing, assessment and evaluation and quality regulation and assessment.


Finish your course confident of gaining employment, thanks to the excellent reputation of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. We have been ranked as #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Education*, meaning a degree from us is a globally-recognised achievement. We rank with the highest employment rate: 96 per cent of our graduates gain employment within the first four months of graduating^. Studying at Melbourne will give you the skills to hit the ground running.

Meet our Master of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary) Student: Kristee Trask

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary) student

Kristee is currently a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary) student. She reflects, “I feel as if I can step into the classroom, ready to be a teacher. Although the course has been challenging at times, those challenges have made me into a resilient, practical and knowledgeable teacher.”

Read Kristee's story

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Education

^Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, Graduates Outcomes Survey 2017-2019

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.