Coursework

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

  • CRICOS code: 107556H

Where will this take me?

Overview

Highly employable

Our graduates are prepared for the challenging work of being a teacher, which sets them apart with employers. We are known for producing some of the best teachers in the country and are often approached directly with job prospects.

There are regular opportunities for teachers to move into roles that influence and shape the direction of a school or early childhood service. Our program ensures graduates have the capabilities and confidence to move into leadership positions and make a difference.

Careers

To work in schools and early childhood education and care settings graduates can apply for provisional registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACEQA).

This program also benefits other career paths in government (policy reform), research and community roles including:

  • children’s services coordination
  • youth health and wellbeing
  • assessment and evaluation
  • quality regulation and assessment.

Industry connections

You will develop connections with community and industry that will open doors to an outstanding future through your studies and placements.

Research pathways

Graduates interested in pursuing a research pathway, can apply for the Master of Education (Research) which provides research training experience for potential entry to the PhD-Education.

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) 2022 course is seeking reaccreditation with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT), and the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Once accredited, graduates can apply for registration to teach in schools and early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to twelve years. Please note: The Master of Teaching courses offered prior to 2022 are accredited.

Meet Master of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary) candidate: Jessica Lee

For Bachelor of Science graduate and Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) candidate, Jessica Lee, the University of Melbourne has enabled her to discover what she’s passionate about, build new skills and feel empowered to make a positive impact.