Master of Teaching (Secondary)
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

Make a difference through education and inspire future generations by studying secondary teaching at CQUniversity. This course is an initial teacher education course suitable if you already hold a non-education three-year bachelor degree and wish to become a secondary school teacher. This course will equip you 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 more course information, visit Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Note

Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course are expected to undertake and meet the benchmark in the personal Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE). These two tests (one literacy and one numeracy) are part of the accreditation requirements of this course and there is an expectation that students enrolled in an ITE course will be undertaking the tests and successfully meet the benchmarks prior to graduation. Students can find further information about the LANTITE including how to register at the ACER website.

Majors

Biology; Business; Chemistry; Design; Drama; English; Film, Television and New Media; Food and Nutrition; Geography; History; Mathematics; Music (Classroom); Physical Education; Psychology.

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.
For full course requirements, visit handbook.cqu.edu.au.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and 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

Applicants must hold a completed a 3 year non-education Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree, or overseas equivalent qualification, that demonstrates sufficient knowledge development in two recognised teaching areas. The Grade Point Average (GPA) within the Bachelor degree must be at least 4.0 and be completed within the last 10 years*.

*Degrees must have been completed/conferred within 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 letter/s of employment demonstrating 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 available teaching areas and full course requirements visit Master of Teaching (Secondary).

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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, 2024

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

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a teacher upon completion. Graduates will be eligible to apply for employment as a teacher in State, Catholic and Independent schools throughout Australia.

Course Code
851465
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$4441 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Masters qualifying course
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

11/2 years Full time or 21/2 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds