Master of Teaching (Primary)

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Where will this take me?



The Master of Teaching (Primary) is your stepping stone to apply for provisional registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) to work as a primary teacher. The Master of Teaching (Primary) is accredited at professional level by the VIT according to the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) Graduate Standards and Initial Teacher Education Program Standards. The 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: 95.9 per cent of our graduate’s gain employment within the first four months of graduating^. Studying at Melbourne will give you the skills to hit the ground running.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Education

^Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, Graduates Outcomes Survey 2018-2020


Jaselle Adeloju

After completing the Master of Teaching (Primary), Jaselle reflects that the defining moment of her study was the teacher placement in a school.

Be prepared for the challenge of a lifetime. It is a course that will stretch you in every sense of the word but you will come out the other end as a confident and skilled professional ready to take on a really special career.

Read Jaselle's story

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.