Master of Teaching (Primary)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This is a two-year teacher preparation program for students who already hold a tertiary degree. The course develops knowledge, classroom skills, research capacities and professional expertise for effective teaching of students in the primary years. The primary teaching field includes one year of full-time equivalent discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogical studies across the learning areas of the primary school curriculum. For more information, visit Master of Teaching (Primary) at UQ.

Other requirements

A Blue Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are required to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to graduate and must pass the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


Prior study; Teaching Personal Statement; Teaching area study requirements

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed an approved bachelor’s degree from a recognised tertiary institution with cumulative GPA of 4.5 or higher. For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website. Learning areas of the primary school curriculum may include: the arts; English; geography; health and physical education; history; information and communication technology (ICT); mathematics; science. Students must have completed the equivalent of at least one full year of study in areas appropriate to the curriculum demands of primary teaching in Australian schools.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.


Queensland College of Teachers.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$3980 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Masters qualifying course
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

2 years Full time