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Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

  • Masters (Coursework)

* Become a highly-effective early childhood and primary teacher * Unparalleled support during your studies and placements

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
093002F
Study Mode
In person

About this course

* Become a highly-effective early childhood and primary teacher

* Unparalleled support during your studies and placements

* Graduate extremely employable

* Become eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority

Become a confident, qualified early childhood and primary teacher with unparalleled support throughout your studies and teacher placements. The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) prepares you for registration to teach in early childhood education and across all primary years as a generalist teacher.

You will focus on early childhood development and education from birth to 12 years and be prepared to teach across the curriculum, with a specialisation in early years learning and development, literacy, and mathematics.

Entry requirements

English Language
IELTS 7.0+
TOEFL 600.0+
PTE 65.0+
CAE 185.0+

Study locations

Parkville

What you will learn

During the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) course, you will develop expert knowledge and understanding of child learning and development, as well as professional practice in early childhood settings. Your studies will cover the multi-disciplinary fields of care, education and health. You will also gain skills in professional practice across the primary years, with a specific focus on literacy, numeracy and science teaching. The Master of Teaching will help you develop your interventionist educational skills through the evidence-based teaching framework. You'll develop the professional skills to assess, diagnose and support the individual learning needs of all students, and work with learners of all abilities.

Career pathways

Careers

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) has been approved by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This allows you to qualify for provisional registration and work in Australian schools and early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to twelve years. The Master of Teaching program will also benefit in other career areas such as government (policy reform), research and community roles. Community opportunities include children's services coordination, youth health and wellbeing, assessment and evaluation and quality regulation and assessment.

How to apply

Application closing dates