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    Master of Teaching [E7G]

    University of Tasmania

    University of Tasmania

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    Australia, Hobart

    University RankQS Ranking
    310

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    070429B

    Campuses

    Hobart

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines29-Jan-2024
    Apply to this program

    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 68,071  / total
    Next Intake 29-Jan-2024

    Master of Teaching [E7G]

    About

    Make a difference to future generations as a primary or secondary school teacher.

    The Master of Teaching is a pre-service teaching degree that gives you the skills and knowledge to teach in a primary or secondary school setting. The degree is designed to build upon tertiary qualifications and experience, enabling students to complete a teaching qualification in as little as 18 months with our new fast track options.

    Your studies are informed by internationally renowned research in English literacy, inclusive education, arts and creativity, regional and rural education, and other areas inspired by the unique challenges and opportunities of education in Tasmania.

    This course is accredited through the Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board and is recognised in all Australian states and territories. Practice your teaching skills in a safe and supportive environment with 60 days of professional experience placements in classrooms, graduating with the confidence to inspire the next generation.

    If you select a secondary teaching specialisation you'll choose two curriculum teaching areas, which are determined by the Major or Specialisation undertaken in the your undergraduate degree.

    The Master of Teaching is available on-campus in Hobart and fully online by distance. Not sure if you want to study online or on-campus? We offer flexible study options that allow you to choose how and where you study, depending on your needs.

    Primary Proficiencies (Prep to Grade 6) Secondary Specialisations (Grades 7 to 12)
    English English
    Humanities and Social Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences
    Mathematics Mathematics
    Science Science
    The Arts (Drama, Music, Visual or Media arts) The Arts (Drama, Music, Visual or Media arts)
    Languages Languages
    Health and Physical Education -
    Technologies -

    Students who undertake the Master of Teaching pre-service teacher education course will graduate with a professional qualification and preparation that meets national expectations and standards and makes them favoured for recruitment in systems throughout Tasmania and Australia. Through experiencing an internationalised curriculum our students will graduate with a global perspective and an enhanced capacity to teach overseas and experience the world whilst working. The program is informed by core theoretical knowledge, evidence-based practice and underpinned by a strong theory-practice nexus enacted in collaboration with appropriate employing authorities.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    International Students

    In addition to the entry requirements listed above, international students who are nationals of a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. The Master of Teaching requires an (IELTS) average of 7.5 with no band lower than 7.0 and Listening and Speaking at 8.0.

    Refer to more information at International future students.

    Additional pre-requisites:

    Primary teaching proficiency

    Your initial degree should contain a major or equivalent in one of the available teaching proficiency areas.

    Secondary teaching specialisation

    Completion of the secondary teaching stream requires two teaching specialisations. The first teaching specialisation requires a major or equivalent in one of the available teaching specialisations. The second teaching specialisation requires at least a minor or equivalent, including at least two units at second year (Intermediate) level or above. Some specialisations, such as Science, will required a major or equivalent.

    More detail regarding proficiency and specialisation requirements can be found below under .

    Not sure how your major and curriculum areas match up? Contact us to discuss your options.

    Additional units

    If your initial degree does not meet the requirements of a proficiency or specialisation, you may be offered the opportunity to complete additional undergraduate units either prior to or concurrently with your Master of Teaching in order to meet the requirements. Your offer letter will specify any additional units you will need to complete.

    Non-Academic Capability Assessment Tool (NACAT)

    All applicants are required to provide a non-academic personal statement which is used to assist in the selection of students into all Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses at the University of Tasmania.

    This statement is submitted through the Non-Academic Capability Assessment Tool (NACAT) after you have completed your application and is used in conjunction with your ATAR score (or equivalent alternative entry.) All applicants must satisfactorily complete the NACAT before they will be provided with an offer into the course.

    Instructions on submitting your statement and completing the NACAT are provided during the application process.

    Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teaching Education.

    Prior to undertaking their final Professional Experience placement, Master of Teaching students are required to complete the Literacy and Numeracy

    Test for Initial Teaching Education (LANTITE)

    Primary proficiencies:

    Primary Proficiency areaDiscipline Study
    English English studies (literature/textual) and may include studies in communications, creative writing, linguistics, media, or film.
    Humanities & Social Sciences Humanities and social sciences with units drawn from Aboriginal studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian or Pacific studies, business, civics, commerce, cultural studies, economics, geography, government, history, legal studies, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion studies, social communication and sociology.
    Mathematics Pure or applied mathematics. Applicants with a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Accounting can receive the Mathematics proficiency.
    Science Biology or chemistry or physics or environmental science or geology. Applicants with a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Medicine can receive the Science proficiency.
    The Arts Visual arts, music, media art, theatre, or drama or dance.
    Health & Physical Education (HPE) Physical education studies, health studies, health promotion, human movement studies, nutrition education, sports sciences.
    Languages A single language including study of the spoken and written language.
    Technologies Computing or computer technology.

    Secondary: First teaching area

    SpecialisationMinimum Discipline Study for Teaching Area
    English A major in English with at least three units of a strong core of textual studies including literature. Other units may include studies in communications, creative writing, linguistics, media studies, film studies, drama/performance arts studies.
    Humanities & Social Sciences A major in humanities or social sciences drawn from areas such as Aboriginal studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian or Pacific studies, civics, cultural studies, geography, government, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion studies, social communication and sociology. Business and Commerce can be paired with a second specialisation in Middle School Mathematics (or Mathematics where the requirement is met)
    Mathematics A major in pure or applied mathematics that must include algebra and calculus. One unit only of statistics may be counted provided it is studied as a stand-alone unit. Engineering units may be considered upon review of unit statements for appropriate mathematical content.
    Science A major in science including four units in a discipline (biology or physics or chemistry or earth and environmental science) including at least two units at 2nd year level or above. Engineering can be accepted for Science specialisation and MSM as second specialisation.
    The Arts – Double Arts ** A major in one of drama or theatre, music, visual art or media art
    The Arts A major in one of drama or theatre, music, visual art or media art
    Health & Physical Education (HPE) Not offered – no course provided.
    Languages A major in a language including study of the spoken and written language, Units counted towards the major must be above an introductory level of study.
    Technologies Not offered

    Secondary: Second Teaching area:

    SpecialisationMinimum Discipline Study for Teaching Area
    English A minor in English including at least two units of a strong core of textual studies including literature. Other units may include studies in communications, creative writing, linguistics, media studies, or film studies, drama/performance arts studies.
    Humanities & Social Sciences A minor in humanities or social sciences including units drawn from areas such as Aboriginal studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian or Pacific studies, business, commerce, civics, cultural studies, geography, government, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion studies, social communication and sociology.
    Mathematics A minor in pure or applied mathematics that must include algebra and calculus. One unit only of statistics may be counted provided it is studied as a stand-alone unit. Engineering units may be considered upon review of unit statements for appropriate mathematical content.
    Middle School Mathematics Students coming from a Science or Business undergraduate background who have gained understanding in Mathematics (by the nature of their Science, Business, Commerce or Accounting units) may be considered for MSM.
    Science A major in science including four units in a discipline (biology or physics or chemistry or earth and environmental science) including at least two units at 2nd year level or above
    The Arts – Double Arts A minor in one of: drama or theatre, music, visual art or media art.
    The Arts A major or minor in one of: drama or theatre, music, visual art or media art.
    Health & Physical Education (HPE) Not offered – no course offered.
    Languages A minor in a language including study of the spoken and written language, Units counted towards the minor must be above an introductory level of study.

    Native speakers of a language must hold an undergraduate degree and may obtain verification from an Australian university indicating that their level of competency in reading, writing, speaking, listening and culture is equivalent to the completion of a major in that language.
    Technologies Not offered.

    English Program Requirements

    • All methods of meeting University of Tasmania English language requirements have a validity period of 2 years unless involving a country specific qualification as listed below.
    • Each course offered by the University of Tasmania has a minimum English language requirement for entry as listed below. Applicants must also meet the academic entry requirements for each course.
    • Applicants who qualify from a University of Tasmania program, and intend to gain professional registration to become a practitioner in Australia, may need to meet the relevant Professional Accrediting Agency's English language registration standard.
    • In exceptional circumstances or cases not covered by the categories outlined below, multiple forms of evidence may be considered on a case by case basis by the Executive Director, Student Operations in consultation with the Director, Academic Quality and Standards.
    • The University reserves the right to require that any applicant be required to undergo a test of English language.

    Career

    Graduates of Master of Teaching are deemed to be qualified to teach in public and private sector schools in all states and territories of Australia by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

    Our graduates work with students from Prep to Grade 6 (Primary specialisation) or Grade 7 to 12 (Secondary Specialisation), throughout Australia and overseas.

    Professional Recognition

    The Masters of Teaching course is a professionally accredited Initial Teacher Education program approved by the Teachers Registration Board Tasmania.

    Fee Information

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 68,071 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

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