Master of Teaching (Primary) 20 months Postgraduate Program By The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) |Top Universities
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Program Duration

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Program overview

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The program comprises core education courses, discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogic studies in the six key primary school subject areas and a minimum of 65 days supervised professional experience, including a graduate teacher performance assessment and additional experience as a teaching assistant in a local school community. Youll be based in primary schools for two days a week for the first year, working with primary age students and taught by experienced primary teachers as well as University staff.

Program overview

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The program comprises core education courses, discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogic studies in the six key primary school subject areas and a minimum of 65 days supervised professional experience, including a graduate teacher performance assessment and additional experience as a teaching assistant in a local school community. Youll be based in primary schools for two days a week for the first year, working with primary age students and taught by experienced primary teachers as well as University staff.

Admission requirements

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To enrol in the Master of Teaching (Primary), you’ll need a recognised three-year bachelor degree with Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60+.

You must have completed a recognised undergraduate degree with a major in one of the six Key Learning Areas (KLAs) below, consisting of at least eight units (courses) of undergraduate study, with no more than two at first year and at least two at third year.

Key Learning Areas include:

  • English
English with a strong core component of study of English literature, communications, creative writing, language studies (English), linguistics, literature studies, media studies (i.e., the theoretical study of media or where the product is a literary text).

  • Mathematics
Pure or applied mathematics, other studies of mathematics that are relevant to the central concepts, modes of enquiry and structure of the content/discipline(s).

  • Science and technology
Agriculture, architecture, biology, bio-technology, chemistry, computing studies, design - interior, industrial, graphics, fashion, product, landscape (2 units only), design and technology, engineering, geology, earth and/or environmental science, materials science, medicine, nursing, physics, psychology.

  • Human society and its environment
Humanities and social sciences, aboriginal studies/languages, anthropology, archaeology, Asia or Pacific studies, economics/business studies, cultural studies/ sociology, geography/environmental studies, government and citizenship, history, legal studies, political science, studies of religion.

  • Creative arts
Dance including practical experience in choreography and performance in several dance styles and dance history/theory, drama including experiential involvement in making and performing drama, music including performing (singing, playing and moving), listening and organising sound (composing) within a wide range of repertoire, visual arts including art making and art history/theory.

  • Personal development, health and physical education
Physical education, family studies, sports science, health studies, human movement, nutrition.

Additional requirements:

When submitting your application you will also need to prepare a personal statement outlining why you will be suitable for primary teaching. Your statement should be no more than 150 words and include your reasons for wanting to be a teacher and why you are well suited for that role.

A personal statement is required for all applications, regardless of whether you apply to UNSW directly or via UAC.

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