University of New England

Master of Teaching (Primary)

University of New England
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From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

  • Gain the knowledge needed to work as a Teacher in contemporary primary school environments
  • Study curriculum that is informed by the latest research, and hone your skills in a wide variety of practical experiences, both online and in the classroom
  • Suitable for individuals with an undergraduate degree wanting to pursue a career in primary education

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available. Quotas apply.

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Roles related to this course: Primary School Teacher, Teacher, Tutor, Educator, and 3 more.


This program is accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Board (NESA).

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • A relevant AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree or an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree and an AQF Level 8 or 9 postgraduate qualification, with a GPA of at least 4.0 in which they have completed the equivalent of one full academic year or eight units of study in a discipline area or discipline areas relevant to one or more of the Key Learning Areas KLAs) outlined on the UNE website; AND
  • Personal Statement for Initial Teaching Education Course Entry

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

During this course you will learn about:

  • Aboriginal education
  • ICT in education
  • Planning for effective learning
  • Inclusive teaching
  • Teaching for cultural diversity
  • Classroom management
  • English in the primary years
  • Primary mathematics
  • Health and physical education in the primary school context

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

This course includes 60 days of Professional Experience undertaken in three core units.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Why study with University of New England?

  • UNE is Australia's oldest regional university and a leader in the delivery of distance education
  • Future proof your career by developing practical skills
  • Study online in a flexible timeframe that suits your lifestyle
  • UNE have been awarded 'Most Satisfied Students' in the National Universities, Online Universities and NSW Universities categories in 2022 and have been awarded 5 stars for Overall Experience 17 years in a row by the Good Universities Guide

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University of New England

Master of Teaching (Primary)

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  • Course price
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