Teaching in Primary School

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 13.2 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
201–250 place StudyQA ranking:6342 Duration:2 years

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The Master of Teaching (Primary) provides a professional course of pre-service education for aspiring primary school teachers (K-6). The Master of Teaching program aims to combine the practical and theoretical elements of teaching by immersing students in both classroom and university studies from the commencement of the program. Early immersion into teaching and a focus on research to inform teaching practice are central to the program. The course provides students with a minimum of 70 days professional experience.

Year 1

  • Literacy & Language I
  • Numeracy and Mathematics I
  • What is Teaching?
  • What is Learning?
  • Communication for Teachers
  • Literacy and Language II
  • Numeracy and Mathematics II
  • Behaviour, Resilience and Wellbeing
  • Learners with Special Needs

Year 2

  • Science & Technology in the Primary School
  • History & Geography in the Primary Classroom
  • Aboriginal Education
  • Teachers and Community
  • The Arts in Education
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Entering the Profession
  • A three-year Bachelor degree (minimum credit average), which meets Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) requirements for teaching in a primary school. Please refer to the School of Education for application procedures and course information. 
  • Level of English is required to gain admission. IELTS Academic 7.5. TOEFL (Internet-based) - 110.
  • All students are required to pay  Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of their student visa.  OSHC provides for medical and hospital cover for students and their dependants.Our preferred OSHC provider is BUPA. 
  • New enrolling students will be required to complete the new online Working with Children Check and clearance must be obtained prior to attending Professional Experience. 
  • Australia Award Scholarships
  • Endeavour Scholarships

Student Services and Amenities Fee

The SAF is a compulsory charge, introduced following changes to Australian Government legislation, which funds improvements to facilities for students across a broad range of service areas, such as subsidised food outlets, childcare, student advocacy as well as sporting, recreational and cultural activities. 

All international students enrolled at UOW will be invoiced twice yearly for the amount determined each year.  The SAF 2016 fee is: 

  • Wollongong campus $290.00 per year
  • Sydney campus $145.00 per year
  • Wollongong Innovation Campus $145.00 per year
  • Other campuses in Australia $145.00 per year

Living Expenses

In addition to tuition fees, a single student living in Wollongong will require $10,000 to  $12,000 a year – depending on lifestyle – to cover accommodation, food, transport and other expenses including text books and study materials and entertainment.

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