Bachelor of Arts / Master of Teaching - Secondary

Deakin University

Do you want to combine your passions within the arts with your desire to inspire others to learn? The combined course Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) prepares graduates with the attributes, discipline-specific knowledge, professional behaviours and standards required to practice as a secondary school teacher in Australia, teaching from junior secondary to VCE levels. The course combines a postgraduate teaching qualification with undergraduate discipline studies in the Arts relevant for teaching. The fast-tracked postgraduate level of study means that graduates are ready to teach after just 4 years of study. This postgraduate level initial teacher education degree gives you the edge to get ahead in the employment market.

Course Fee:


International: $112,000

Entry Requirements:

Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL; a Working with Children Check is required before commencing school experience in Trimester 3 of Year 3. All Applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes.

Structure:

36 credit points of study including 60 days of supervised professional experience

Subjects you can Study:

Arabic; Anthropology; Chinese; Children's literature; Curriculum studies; Dance; Drama; Education; History; Humanities; Indonesian; Languages teaching; Literary studies; LOTE; Media studies; Photography; Philosophy; Politics studies; Professional practice; Sociology; SOSE; Spanish; Teaching-secondary; Visual arts

Study Pathways:

Following successful completion of the first 3 undergraduate levels of the course, students with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) above 60 progress to the postgraduate level of the course. Students cannot progress to the postgraduate level of study without completing all 24 credit points at undergraduate level. A WAM of less than 60 results in an alternative exit award: Bachelor of Arts.

Recognition:

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Part time 8 years
Burwood No info No Full time 4 years
Burwood No info No Online 8 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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