Master of Teaching (Primary)

    • CRICOS Code: 093411M

    Course overview

    • 2 years full time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students


    You can choose from the following study modes:

    • full-time (2 years)
    • part-time (4 years)

    The Master of Teaching (Primary) prepares you to teach across all primary years (children aged five-12 years) as a generalist teacher, with specialist knowledge in literacy and numeracy education. You will be prepared to teach with innovative insights into curriculum and subject areas, as well as applying and building on your knowledge from a choice of eight specialised pathways.

    Support while you learn

    Our teacher candidates are successful because of the extra support and guidance they get when leading a class for the first time.

    You will receive ongoing support – unlike any other university – both on campus and while on placement. As you learn, you will be supported by a Mentor Teacher and a Clinical Teaching Specialist.

    Evidence-Based Teaching

    We’re the only initial teaching degree in Australia to use an Evidence-Based Teaching framework.

    Graduate Degree Packages

    Secure your place in the Master of Teaching program as a Year 12 student with one of our new Graduate Degree Packages.

    Guaranteed Entry for Melbourne graduates

    Students who have completed a Bachelor degree at the University of Melbourne have access to a Guaranteed Entry pathway into the Master of Teaching. This includes early admission into the Master of Teaching and a Commonwealth Supported Place (for Domestic students only).