Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Course Fee

Course Overview

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a graduate entry initial teacher education program. Candidates may complete up to three designated teaching areas based on their background studies from the following: English, Mathematics, Science, Agriculture, Biology, Business Studies/Commerce, Chemistry, Computing, Drama, Economics/Commerce, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, History, Languages, Legal Studies, Mathematics/Physics, Music, Physics, Society and Culture and Studies of Religion. Furthermore, it should be noted that candidates should abide by the letter of offer in terms of their teaching areas. Candidates may also choose the Master of Teaching (Secondary) to take advantage of the Teaching English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) specialisation and/or the extended curriculum programs in English, Mathematics, Science and Music.

Who should take this course

This course is designed for those who want to become a secondary teacher in New South Wales.

Course content

Students are required to complete the following core units:

  • EDCX505 Aboriginal Education
  • EDEE500 Literacies and Numeracies in Context
  • EDIT502 ICT in Education
  • EDLT500 Planning for Effective Learning
  • EDSP510 Inclusive Teaching: PrEx 30 days
  • EDUC503 Teaching for Cultural Diversity-EAL/D Students
  • EDUC540 Classroom Management and Research: Online PrEx 10 days
  • EDUC550 Research Project and Professional Experience: PrEx 20 days

And 1-3 curriculum areas:

  • Drama, Music, English, Computing, Languages, TESOL, Mathematics, Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Chemistry/Earth & environmental Science, Physics, Sciences, Agriculture, Human Society and its Environment.

About Course Provider

Our aim is to offer you the most flexible study options without losing any of the rigour required in a quality tertiary education. You can study on campus for a traditional face-to-face education experience, or from wherever you are; our new generation of online study is making tertiary education more accessible than ever. Originally named New England University College, UNE was established as a college of the University of Sydney in 1938. It was the second university established in New South Wales and Australia’s first regional university. In 1954 the University became fully independent as the University of New England and pioneered teaching by correspondence to external students.

UNE offers a distinctive on-campus experience which is strengthened by one of Australia’s oldest residential systems. Living in any of the eight colleges offers students the best in modern on-campus living with superb academic support, pastoral care and the opportunity to partake in a wide range of social and sporting activities. UNE is internationally recognised for its innovative approach to online teaching and research excellence with 87% of its research fields rated world standard or above.

Research endeavours are supported through a number of flagship research centres:

  • The Animal and Genetics Breeding Unit (AGBU)
  • The Centre for Agriculture and Law (AgLaw)
  • Centre for Local Government
  • Institute for Rural Futures (IRF)
  • The Paleoscience Research Centre and
  • The National Centre of Science, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics Education for Rural and Regional Australia (SiMERR).

As the biggest regional employer and an externally engaged organisation, the University actively pursues effective partnerships and plays a significant role in Armidale and wider rural and regional communities.

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