Master of Teaching
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM194
The Master of Teaching is equivalent to a standard two years of full-time study. The accelerated program is able to be completed by students in a full-time duration of 1.5 years.
The Master of Teaching is taught in quadmesters, and the 2018 commencement date is Monday 22 January.
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SATAC Code 3CM194 Enquiries Ask AdelaideSATAC Code: 3CM194
CRICOS 090625K Intake February
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 7 Reading 7 Listening 7 Speaking 7 Writing 7 TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 24 Listening 24 Speaking 23 Writing 27 Pearsons Overall 65 Reading 65 Listening 65 Speaking 65 Writing 65 Cambridge Overall 185 Reading 185 Listening 185 Speaking 185 Writing 185 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
- A Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised Australian or International higher education institution.
- At least a major and a minor and preferably two majors in the bachelor degree which align with the available specialist teaching areas.*
- Other non-academic criteria may also applied.
*Each specialist area has a quota. Applicants will first be ranked according to their AQF Level with Level 10 being the highest ranking. Applicants will then be ranked on their performance in the specialist teaching areas. *The following specialist teaching areas may be made available in consultation with the schooling sectors in South Australia - Accounting, Agricultural Science, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Classroom Music, Economics, English, English as a Second Language, French, Geography, German, History, Indonesian, Information Technology, Instrumental Music, Italian, Japanese, Mathematics, Modern Greek, Physics, Psychology, Science, Senior English, Senior History, Senior Mathematics, Spanish, Vietnamese.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $6,325
Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
a successful Department of Child and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Clearance is required by teacher employment authorities in South Australia. A successful DCSI is required prior to undertaking any professional experience placement which involves contact with minors (under 18 years of age). These placements form a compulsory part of the program.
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE)
prior to graduation, all students enrolled in Initial Teacher Education programs must successfully complete the LANTITE. The LANTITE is administered through ACER, more information can be found at: teacheredtest.acer.edu.au
Professional Recognition Membership
the double degree program provides a professional qualification that is recognised for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and overseas countries.
Professional AccreditationThe Master of Teaching provides a professional qualification that is recognised for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and countries.
Academic, Music Teacher, Education Coordinator, Education Officer / Educator, School Services Officer, Science Educators, Teacher, Tutor
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Degree StructureThe courses taught cover issues in education such as professional practice; learning and motivation; the social context of education; student-teacher interaction; and curriculum and assessment in the Australian context. Students undertake studies in curriculum areas related to their undergraduate qualifications and teaching specialisations and complete two full-time supervised teaching blocks in South Australian schools of 65 days total. Students undertake a significant practice based research project in the second year.
Areas of SpecialisationTo complete the Master of Teaching program, students must enrol in two teaching areas. Study in the curriculum and methodology courses will take place in terms 1 and 2, in year 1. The range of teaching specialisations that can be chosen includes:
Note: not all courses will be offered each year.
Curriculum and Methodology courses Business
English as a Second Language
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year level 1 Term I
- Curriculum & Methodology Course A1
- Curriculum & Methodology Course B1
- Student Teacher Interaction
- Curriculum & Methodology Course A2
- Curriculum & Methodology Course B2
- Professional Experience 20 days in school
- Professional Preparation (Intensive Mode)
- Internship (Professional Experience) 45 days in schools
Term IV *
- Supportive and Safe Learning Environments
- Professional Engagement
- Education for Inclusion
- Online/Mobile Learning
Year level II Summer School
- Research Design
- Practice Based Research Project
AssessmentThe main forms of assessment are written reports and essays, the collection and preparation of teaching resource materials, tutorial and seminar participation and oral presentations. Teaching practice is assessed by mentor teachers and university staff.
Students are required to have met national literacy and numeracy standards before graduation.
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Last updated: Thursday, 6 Jul 2017