Master of Teaching (Primary)
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

Study the Master of Teaching (Major) and kickstart a teaching career to become a vital role-model, entrusted with educating and inspiring future generations. The Master of Teaching (Major) is an initial teacher education course suitable if students already hold a non-education three-year bachelor degree. This course will enable you to teach across the Australian Curriculum in the Preparatory Year to Year 6 in Australian primary schools. This course will equip students with the appropriate evidence to apply for provisional teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers, the administering body in Queensland. The design of this course utilises CQUniversity’s three-term structure, allowing you to fast-track your studies and complete the full masters course in one and a half years, full-time. For full course requirements, visit Master of Teaching (Major).

Majors

Primary

Other requirements

Some states and territories are requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all school staff. Please be aware that these regulations would apply to preservice teachers. Regulations may be introduced in your state prior to, or at the time of, your scheduled placement/s and you must adhere to these requirements. To be eligible for teacher registration, students in this course are required to undertake and pass the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Educators (LANTITE) prior to graduation. For full course requirements, visit cqu.edu.au/courses.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Prior study; Teaching Personal Statement; Teaching area study requirements

Additional entry requirements

A completed 3 year non-education Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree, or overseas equivalent qualification, with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 4.0 which has been completed with the last 10 years*. Within the completed Bachelor degree, applicants must have successfully completed at least 8 units (1year full-time equivalent study) relevant to either one, or a combination, of the learning areas from the primary school curriculum. The learning areas are, English, Mathematics Science, History, Geography, The Arts, Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business, Health and Physical Education and Technologies.
*Degrees must have been completed/conferred with the last 10 years from the date of term commencement for the relevant intake term. Applicants who completed their Bachelor degree ten or more years ago will need to supply a letter of employment which demonstrates professional experience in the same area as their undergraduate degree. Letters of employment must be presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service.
For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

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

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Notes

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Career opportunities

The Master of Teaching (Primary) is an initial postgraduate pre-service teacher education program ideal for those seeking a career as a primary school teacher. Graduates are qualified to teach from Foundation (Preparatory) to Year 6.

Course Code
851455
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$3984 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Masters qualifying course
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
External
Course Duration

11/2 years External or 31/2 years External