Our renowned Teaching qualifications are known for producing some of the best teachers in the country and around the world. We use an Evidence-Based Teaching framework, that integrates theory and practice, ensuring teachers develop the skills to assess, identify and support students' individual learning needs, and to work with learners of all abilities.

The course promotes a greater understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing and being. There is a focus on wellbeing for both the student and the teacher, along with prioritising sustainable practices. The course will prepare graduates to become leaders in the profession and extend their capabilities through work integrated learning that links authentic real world professional experiences with theory.

This course is for those seeking dual registration to teach in early childhood settings (0 - 5 years)  and across all primary years (5-12 years) as a generalist teacher. Become a confident early childhood and primary teacher with unparalleled support throughout your studies and teacher placements.

Duration 2 years full time / 3 years extended
Mode On-campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1: 30 November 2021
Final Round : 24 January 2022
Closing date (INT) 31 December 2021

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This course qualifies graduates to teach in early childhood settings from birth to age five. You will receive an in-depth understanding of child learning and development, as well as professional practice in early childhood settings, preparing you to operate in multi-disciplinary fields involving care, education and health.

Duration 2 years full time / 3 years extended
Mode On-campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1: 30 November 2021
Final Round : 24 January 2022
Closing date (INT) 31 December 2021

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This course prepares graduates to teach across all primary years (5 - 12 years) as a qualified generalist teacher. You will obtain in-depth knowledge in literacy, numeracy and mathematics, and also build on your understanding in arts, health, physical education,  wellbeing, science, humanities and languages.

Duration 2 years full time / 3 years extended
Mode On-campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1: 30 November 2021
Final Round : 24 January 2022
Closing date (INT) 31 December 2021

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This course prepares graduates for secondary teaching (12 - 18 years) in a wide range of curriculum areas and provides a qualification in two learning areas. You will develop the professional and leadership skills required to support learners of all abilities.

Duration 2 years full time / 1.5 years accelerated / 3 years extended
Mode On-campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM)Round 1: 30 November 2021
Final Round : 24 January 2022
Closing date (INT) 31 December 2021

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This course qualifies graduates to teach in early childhood settings from birth to age five. Students will learn how to engage children to be contributing citizens by creating experiences that foreground Indigenous Worldviews and sustainability.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode Fully online
Closing date (DOM) 10 January 2022
Closing date (INT) 4 January 2022

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Why study at the University of Melbourne?

Our Master of Teaching graduates leave with an impressive 95.9% graduate employability rate^

Study with Australia’s leading university for Education

Our students receive unparalleled teacher support from a mentor teacher and teaching specialist

^Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, Graduates Outcomes Survey 2020
No. 14 globally, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Education
*The 2022 course will be submitted to the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for accreditation. For Early Childhood streams, the course will also be submitted to the Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Once accredited the Master of Teaching will allow graduates to apply for registration and work in Australian schools (Primary and Secondary streams) and early childhood and care settings (Early Childhood streams).

This course has taught me so much about how children learn, educational theory and also a lot about who I am as a teacher. I leave with a teaching qualification, and also the ability to be a leader, an advocate for social justice and a critical thinker.

Yasmine Luu
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) Alum
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