Master of Primary Teaching

Master of Primary Teaching

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: December 1, June 1
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 11, August 5
International tuition: A$27,500
Domestic tuition: A$6,566

Program overview

Study a Master of Primary Teaching at UC and you will: develop a high level of theoretical, practical, cultural and ethical teaching methods be able to implement teaching strategies designed to improve individual and collective knowledge gain a comprehensive understanding of teaching principles from Australian and International perspectives possess a deeper appreciation of Indigenous learning, development, and understanding complete 60 days of professional teaching experience have access to an extensive network of industry mentors and contacts be officially acknowledged as holding a Master of Primary Teaching degree that’s accredited by the Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and recognised right around the world.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Admission Requirements Entrants to graduate entry programs have a discipline-specific bachelor or equivalent qualification relevant to the Australian Curriculum or other recognised areas of schooling provision including for primary teaching, at least one year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum. Note: Enrolment into the full-time or part-time study is conditional on the study patterns being followed. Any variation to these patterns must be approved BEFORE enrolment by the respective Faculty of Education Program Director. Additional Admission Requirements All applicants will be required to attend a Course Advice and Suitability for the Profession Interview (CASPI) at which their suitability for the teaching profession will be assessed. Applicants are expected to attend the interview date and time offered to them. Additional Teacher Registration requirements: Students are also advised that there are English Language requirements for employment in Australia that can be met through the completion of four full years (or part time equivalent) of tertiary study in English in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada or the Republic of Ireland, or through completing an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assessment or an equivalent English language proficiency assessment and having attained an overall IELTS (or equivalent) test score of 7.5 with scores of at least band 8 in Speaking and Listening and at least band 7 in Reading and Writing. English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an Overall Academic IELTS score of 7.5 with no band score below 7 and a score of not less than 8 in both speaking and listening. This course is an exception to UC's policy and procedures. All candidates must present the stated IELTS prior to admission unless they have undertaken senior secondary studies or a minimum of three years of study in a completed undergraduate degree from one of the following countries: Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada or the Republic of Ireland. Only non-IELTS test variations are: International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) score of 4 in all areas, or Professional English Assessment for Teachers (PEAT) assessment of A is all areas.

Career opportunities

The UC Master of Primary Teaching course is an internationally recognised qualification that will enable graduates to pursue a wide range of employment opportunities across Australia and the world, including: primary school teacher principal relief teacher adult educator children’s author curriculum adviser flexible learning developer professional trainer, coach or tutor life coach or development executive international school teacher lecturer education entrepreneur foreign aid worker/educator academia, including pedagogy researcher policy design and implementation.

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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