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La Trobe University

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Master of Teaching (Secondary)

  • Masters (Coursework)

You'll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people.You'll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialisation in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from...

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$23,000 per year / $46,000 total
International Fees
$23,000 per year / $46,000 total

About this course

You'll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people.

You'll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialisation in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the following disciplines:

  • Business Management
  • Commerce and Business Studies
  • Drama
  • English
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • SOSE
  • Technology Studies
  • TESOL
  • Visual Arts

Professional experience is based around inquiry and experiential learning with iterative skill development opportunities linking knowledge, context and experience to understanding the theoretical dimensions needed to understand practice in school and other learning contexts. You'll complete 60 days of professional experience during the course.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Sample course structure

Please note, the following course structure is indicative and subject to change depending on your course location, offer year or how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. Structures for the following year are not normally finalised until October, so the sample provided is based on the most recently approved structure. For more information, please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.

To qualify for the award of Master of Teaching (Secondary), students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.

Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 60 credit points from chosen Core
  • 60 credit points from chosen Core choice

Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 120 credit points from chosen Core
Study options

Core subjects are required subjects within your course.

Subject name Subject code Year Credit points ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE LTU0AIM 1 0 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT EDU5CDF 1 15 DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS AND INNOVATIONS EDU5DEI 1 15 MANAGING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS EDU5MLE 1 15 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SECONDARY B EDU5PEB 1 15 ASSESSMENT AND CURRICULUM EDU5AAC 2 15 BUILDING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES OF LEARNERS EDU5BCL 2 15 CULTURE & INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES EDU5CIP 2 15 EDUCATION LAW AND ETHICS LAW5EDU 2 15 LEARNING DIFFERENCES AND PEDAGOGY EDU5LDP 2 15 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SECONDARY C EDU5PEC 2 15 TEACHER RESEARCH PROJECT EDU5TRP 2 30

A specialisation is a sequence of related subjects studied throughout your postgraduate course. You need to complete a specialisation as part of this course.

Students to select one specialisation

Secondary curriculum specialisations

  • Business management
  • Business management double method
  • Commerce and business studies
  • Commerce and business studies double method
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • Drama double method
  • English
  • Health
  • Humanitites
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics double method
  • Media
  • Outdoor education
  • Physical education
  • Physical education double method
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Science double method
  • SOSE - Studies of society and environment
  • SOSE - Studies of society and environment double method
  • TESOL
  • VET technology studies
  • Visual arts
  • Visual arts double method

For more information on these please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.

See La Trobe University Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.

  • Melbourne (Bundoora)

To view other campus handbook course details, please select relevant campus in the drop down.

Study locations

Albury-Wodonga

Bendigo

Melbourne

Career pathways

You'll be prepared for a range of teaching careers in:

  • secondary schools
  • community
  • non-traditional learning environments, including advisory boards, private organisations and local and state government.

Professional recognition

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at La Trobe University.
70%
Overall satisfaction
68.1%
Skill scale
61.9%
Teaching scale
75%
Employed full-time
$70k
Average salary