The UNSW Master of Teaching (Secondary) is an accelerated preservice program designed to support students in their transition into first year teaching and to nurture future leaders of the profession.
You will undertake up to 80 days of school experience, including at least 60 days of supervised teaching practice in at least two different secondary schools, giving you maximum exposure to a wide range of teaching opportunities. With expert supervision from UNSW School of Education staff and site-based teachers, you will be immersed in the classroom 5 days a week during your professional experience (PE) block periods.
As a graduate, you will gain accreditation with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and will be eligible to work in all states across Australia, as well as internationally.
The Master of Teaching (Secondary) requires you to study one extension or two single teaching areas to prepare for your secondary teaching specialisation(s). The method courses available are:
- Aboriginal Studies
- Business Studies
- Drama (Theatre and Performance Studies)
- English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D)
- Graphics and Multimedia Technology
- History - Ancient
- History - Modern
- Languages: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and /or Korean (A high level of competence in spoken and written language is required. A minor without prior studies or background in the language is usually insufficient to qualify as a teacher of the language).
- Legal Studies
- Society and Culture
- Visual Arts
Bold - can be taken as an extended teaching specialisation
You must meet certain subject content requirements to be eligible to teach in the specialisation of your choice. Download the Master of Teaching Information pack to check entry requirements for the program and subject content requirements for each specialisation.
IMPORTANT: Due to timetabling, not all teaching methods are compatible to be studied together. Contact the School of Education for a list of incompatible methods in 2020 - email@example.com
Satisfied all the requirements to apply?
If you have satisfied all the requirements and are eligible to apply for the Master of Teaching (Secondary), prepare your personal statement outlining why you will be suitable for secondary teaching and apply now.
If you have any further questions, please email the School of Education.