What will I learn?

Provides a nationally accredited initial teaching qualification for students who have already obtained a Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification in areas other than Education.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a dynamic course dedicated to preparing future teachers for Secondary Education. Designed specifically to develop professional knowledge in both theory and essential practice within real classrooms, graduates are provided with all the necessary tools to become successful and confident teachers. This coursework program accommodates "principles and dimensions" of excellence and is delivered through mutually beneficial partnerships between the University and individual schools. Upon completion, graduates are eligible to teach in a major and minor area of study in secondary schools in both the private and government sector. Graduates will have met the highest standards in personal ethics and practice which the profession demands.

Course Learning Outcomes

Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise teaching theory and practice in authentic situations.

Apply communication and collaboration skills to design innovative curriculum, learning and assessment activities in secondary education.

Reflect critically on a complex body of education knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of secondary teaching.

Use high level self management skills to initiate, plan and execute an extended practicum.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be eligible to teach in a major and minor area of study in secondary schools in both the private and government sector. Secondary school teachers may also work in industry, TAFE, community organisations, private tutoring, consultancies, personnel training, administration and public relations.

Possible future job titles

Secondary Teacher, Art Teacher, Computing Teacher, Dance Teacher, Design and Technology Teacher, Drama Teacher, English Teacher, Health and Physical Education Teacher, Home Economics Teacher, Humanities and Social Science Teacher

Majors

  • Art Education
  • Catholic Education
  • Dance Education
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Which department am I in?

School of Education

CRICOS

098288B

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,550.00 (US$ 23,535) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,550

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 February 2022

Venue

South West Campus

585 Robertson Drive,

BUNBURY,

Western Australia,

6230, BUNBURY, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,550.00 (US$ 23,535) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,550

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 February 2022

Venue

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional (work) experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

For international students

All applicants are required to demonstrate advanced skills and knowledge in a particular discipline to enrol in a major area of specialisation (eg. a Major in their Bachelor degree) and intermediate skills to enrol in a minor area of specialisation (eg. a Minor in their Bachelor Degree), and provide a resume, In addition to satisfying academic entry criteria, applicants for pre-service teacher education courses at Edith Cowan University must also satisfy non-academic criteria. Applicants' non-academic capabilities will be assessed based on completion of a Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE) online questionnaire. One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following: Bachelor degree; or Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and, a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening.
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5.0 or better.
  • TOEFL - Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Edith Cowan University is in the top 2.5% of world universities in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • Among world’s top 100 best young universities (THE)
  • Offers a range of industry-relevant programmes
  • World-class research profile
  • Enjoys broad industry connections

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