This two-year Master course offers specialised professional knowledge and skills in teacher education for those who have a three-year non-education Bachelor degree. Applicants can apply for one of three educational streams: early childhood/primary teaching, primary teaching and secondary teaching. The early childhood and primary stream of the course is designed to prepare graduates to work in a diverse and changing range of services for the education and care of children from birth to Year 7 (Primary). The primary stream of the course is designed to prepare graduates to work in a diverse and changing range of services for primary school teaching from Transition to Year 7. The secondary stream of the course is designed to prepare graduates to work in a diverse and changing range of services for secondary school teaching up to Year 12.

Course Fee:

Australian: $37,360
International: $44,600

Entry Requirements:

Early Childhood and Primary: Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent in either early childhood, primary or an area relevant to early childhood/primary curriculum, such as art, music, design and technology, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences (e.g. history and geography). Primary: Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent with at least one year equivalent full time in an area relevant to primary curriculum, such as art, music, design and technology, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences (e.g. history and geography). Secondary: Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent comprising of a major sequence and minor a sequence in two of the following secondary teaching areas: English, legal studies, Indigenous studies, accounting, business studies, economics, geography, history, mathematics, languages

Structure:

This course comprises various core units and specialist elective units based upon different streams: a) early childhood/primary stream: 14 core units and 2 specialised electives, b) primary stream: 14 core units and 2 specialised electives, and c) secondary stream: 10 core units and 6 specialised electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Teaching-early childhood; Teaching-primary; Teaching-secondary

Further information:

Students must clear a Police Check and/or Working with Children Check before they can undertake professional experience. Students whose Police Check and/or Working with Children Check are not cleared will not be able to undertake professional experience.Applicants must complete the Teaching Capabilities Statement used to demonstrate suitability for study and work in the teaching profession.

Recognition:

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 2 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 4 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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