Teaching Practice (Primary Education), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
Learn to be a leader in the classroom, using the latest educational technologies to support your teaching practice. In the Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) you’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to provide the most positive impact on the lives of primary school children.


Your courses will be taught by academics who have strong links to educational institutions and current professional experience in the primary education sector.

Guest lecturers are chosen specifically to ensure that you are exposed to current and emerging developments in education.

You will experience a wide variety of teaching and learning approaches, including:

  • interactive seminars
  • self-directed research
  • group-based learning
  • reflection on visual materials
  • excursions
  • online discussions
  • professional placement(s).

Programme Structure

Core courses explore studies specific to education in:

  • numeration, measurement and geometry
  • humanities and global education
  • learning and developing literacies
  • art in primary education
  • science principles and practices
  • health and physical education
  • teacher wellbeing
  • indigenous studies
  • educational research and inquiry.

You may also choose an elective course in areas such as:

  • professional placement (additional to your 60 day placement)
  • languages
  • exploring training and assessment
  • sustainability.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    196 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS

Academic Requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent, in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (out of 4.0).

Enrolled students are required to complete the Literacy and Numeracy test in their first year of study.

Students are allowed a maximum of three attempts and the test must be passed by the end of the second year of enrolment in order to graduate from the program. Students who do not pass the test will have access to counselling and support services

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23040 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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