As a graduate, you are prepared to teach in primary school settings from Prep to Year 6.
You are supported by specialist academics and experience real-world opportunities that prepare you to teach. Education and curriculum studies complement content knowledge obtained from students’ previous qualification. Professional experience placements provide the opportunity to work in real educational settings, supervised by practising professional educators.
You must take the majority of your professional experience in an Australian primary school setting.
The QUT Offer Guarantee and deferment do not apply to this course.
For more course information, visit Master of Teaching (Primary) at QUT.
Study your way – study on campus or online, or try a blended approach. Some units may be specific times you need to be online, or physical attendance for a study block, placement or exams. Check the course information for more detail.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. You must successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students to graduate.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Prior study; Teaching Personal Statement; Teaching area study requirements
You must have a completed recognised 3 or 4 year bachelor degree not in education or in a course leading to teacher registration.
You must also have completed eight semester units (one year of full-time study) relevant to one or more learning areas in the primary school curriculum. Primary school curriculum areas are English, mathematics, science, humanities and social sciences, the arts (music, drama, dance, media arts and visual arts), languages, health, physical education and technologies.
For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to the QTAC website.
If your previous degree studies were completed in a country other than Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America or undertaken in a language other than English you must provide evidence of English language proficiency with an IELTS overall score of 7.5 with minimum sub-scores of 8.0 in Speaking and Listening and 7.0 in Reading and Writing, obtained within two years prior to the start of the program, or the successful completion of three years full-time bachelor level study where the language of instruction is English completed in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America.
Incomplete education/teaching studies in Australia: successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) is not an entry requirement for this program. However, if you achieved a ‘satisfactory’ result for one or more component of the LANTITE at another institution, the ‘satisfactory’ result can be carried across to QUT. You are not eligible to apply for a place in the course if one or more component of LANTITE remains at ‘unsatisfactory’ after two test attempts for that component.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Contact the institution for information.
Primary school specialists are prepared to teach all years in a primary school (Prep to Year 6).
2 years Full time or 4 years Part time or 2-4 years Online learning