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

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a two-year equivalent accelerated secondary teacher degree that can be completed in four terms (1.3 years). Once you have completed your first year of study you will be eligible to apply for a job in NSW Schools. The program is uniquely designed to provide a nationally accredited pre-service teaching qualification and, at the same time, support students in their transition to their first year of teaching.

The degree emphasises enhanced communication skills to ensure effective classroom communication, the practice of reflective teaching and the desire to continually improve professional knowledge and practice.

Program overview

Main Subject

Education and Training

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a two-year equivalent accelerated secondary teacher degree that can be completed in four terms (1.3 years). Once you have completed your first year of study you will be eligible to apply for a job in NSW Schools. The program is uniquely designed to provide a nationally accredited pre-service teaching qualification and, at the same time, support students in their transition to their first year of teaching.

The degree emphasises enhanced communication skills to ensure effective classroom communication, the practice of reflective teaching and the desire to continually improve professional knowledge and practice.

Admission requirements

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To enrol in the Master of Teaching (Secondary) you must have completed an undergraduate degree with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60+. Your undergraduate degree will need to meet the following prerequisites for your selected teaching methods or specialisation(s).

First teaching specialisation – a major, consisting of a sequence of at least six units of undergraduate study in a pedagogy area, with no more than two at first year and at least two at third year.

Additional teaching specialisation – a minor consisting of a sequence of at least four units of undergraduate study in a teaching area, with at least two of these at second year or above.

Additional English language requirements:

A very high level of competence in spoken and written English is required equivalent to a Band 5 in HSC English Advanced, Standard English or English as a Second Language, or an overall IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening and a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, or the equivalent.

Additional requirements:

When submitting your application you will also need to prepare a personal statement outlining why you will be suitable for secondary 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.

By the first week of your course in Term 1, you will need to complete your:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Anaphylaxis training
Before going out to your first school placement, you will need to:

  • Undertake the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE)

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