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Master of Teaching (Secondary)

MTeach

160cp

Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time. (The course may1 be completed in accelerated mode in 18 months at some campuses)

Course available at:
Brisbane, Queensland
Canberra, ACT
Melbourne, Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies
(Exit qualification only)
GradDipEdSt

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements2

1.1 To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed –

  1. a Bachelor degree or equivalent; and
  2. the required background studies in either two curriculum and teaching study areas or one double curriculum and teaching study area according to the local state registration authority requirements and relevant to the subject specialist areas available within the course.3

1.2 For students who do not meet subject content requirements in the state/territory concerned conditional enrolment may in special circumstances be approved by the Course Coordinator.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree4

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

Stage 1:

  1. 40 cp from Education Studies;
  2. 40 cp from Curriculum Studies, consisting of either:
    1. 20 cp in each of two teaching subjects;
      or
    2. 40 cp from one teaching subject;
      or
    3. 40 cp from the Brisbane campus Curriculum Studies;
      or (in special circumstances)
    4. 20 cp from one teaching subject and 20 cp from Electives;

Stage 2:

  1. 50 cp from Core Units;
  2. 10 cp from Electives;
    and
  3. 20 cp from three Professional Experience Units, consisting of practicum and research in the field and sufficient to meet registration requirements.

2.2 A student who was granted conditional enrolment in accordance with Rule 1.2 must satisfy teaching subject content requirements as a prerequisite for course completion.

3. Exit point

A student who has completed the following requirements may exit from the course with the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies:

80 cp from Stage 1 in the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 40 cp from Education Studies;
  2. 40 cp from Curriculum Studies.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

STAGE 1

Education Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD546 10 Development and Learning
EDFD547 10 Diversity in the Classroom (Inc: EDFD527)
EDFD548 10 Effective Teaching and Professional Practice (Inc: EDFD589)
EDFD553 10 Social and Cultural Contexts of Education


Curriculum Studies

Brisbane Campus

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDCU513 10 Teaching and Curriculum 1A
EDCU515 10 Teaching and Curriculum 2A
EDCU517 10 Curriculum and Assessment
EDCU518 10 Contemporary Issues in School Curriculum


Canberra Campus

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDAR516 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDAR517 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDDA500 10 Dance Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDDA501 10 Dance Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDDR501 10 Drama Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDDR502 10 Drama Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLA538 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLA539 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLO509 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLO510 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMA517 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMA518 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMU508 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMU509 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDRE527 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1
EDRE528 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 2
EDSS516 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS517 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS534 10 Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1
EDSS535 10 Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) Curriculum and Teaching Studies 2
EDST541 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST542 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST543 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST544 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST547 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST548 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 2


Melbourne Campus

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDAR516 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDAR517 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDAR518 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDAR519 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDCU519 10 Extension Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDCU520 10 Extension Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDLA538 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLA539 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLA540 10 ESL Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLA541 10 ESL Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLO509 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLO510 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLO511 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDLO512 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDMA517 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMA518 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMA519 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDMA520 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDMU508 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMU509 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMU510 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDMU511 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDPH512 10 Health Education Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDPH513 10 Health Education Curriculum and Teaching 2 (Pre: EDPH512)
EDPH514 10 Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDPH515 10 Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDPH521 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 1 (Inc: EDPH514)
EDPH522 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 2 (Inc: EDPH515)
EDRE533 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 3
EDRE534 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 4
EDRE527 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1
EDRE528 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 2
EDSS516 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS517 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS518 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDSS519 10 Commerce and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDSS520 10 History Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS521 10 History Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS522 10 Humanities Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS523 10 Humanities Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST535 10 Psychology Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST536 10 Psychology Curriculum and Teaching 2 (Pre: EDST535)
EDST541 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST542 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST543 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST544 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST545 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDST546 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDST547 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST548 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 2


Strathfield Campus

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDAR516 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDAR517 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDAR518 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDAR519 10 Visual Arts Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDDR501 10 Drama Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDDR502 10 Drama Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLA538 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLA539 10 English Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDLA612 10 Assessment and Curriculum Design in TESOL
EDLA618 10 Teaching Strategies for TESOL
EDLO509 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDLO510 10 LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMA517 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMA518 10 Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMU508 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDMU509 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDMU510 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDMU511 10 Music Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDPH521 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 1 (Inc EDPH514)
EDPH522 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum andTeaching 2 (Inc. EDPH515)
EDPH523 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 3
EDPH524 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Teaching 4
EDRE527 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1
EDRE528 10 Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 2
EDSS520 10 History Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS521 10 History Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS530 10 Economics and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS531 10 Economics and Business Studies Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS532 10 Geography Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS533 10 Geography Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS538 10 Society and Culture Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDSS539 10 Society and Culture Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDSS540 10 Legal Studies Curriculum and Teaching
EDST541 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST542 10 ICT Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST543 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST544 10 Science Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST547 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST548 10 Technology Curriculum and Teaching 2
EDST555 10 Biology Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST556 10 Chemistry Curriculum and Teaching 1
EDST557 10 Physics Curriculum and Teaching 1


STAGE 2

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD604 10 Managing Challenging Behaviour
EDFD617 20 Research Project (Inc: EDFD649, EDFD650)
EDFD649 10 Research Project Part A (Inc: EDFD617)
EDFD650 10 Research Project Part B (Inc: EDFD617)
EDFD663 10 Issues in the Profession: Working Across the Curriculum (Pre: EDFD548)
EDFD688 10 Interpreting and Designing Educational Research


Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD549 10 Education Systems in an International Cultural Context
THBS501 10 Biblical Studies
THCT500 10 Foundations of Christian Faith


Other Education electives at 500 or 600 level as approved by the Course Coordinator.

Professional Experience Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFX511 10 Graduate Professional Practice Secondary 1
EDFX512 10 Graduate Professional Practice Secondary 2 (Pre: EDFX511)
EDFX513 0 Graduate Professional Experience Secondary 3 (Pre: EDFX511 and EDFX512)


1Availability of accelerated mode is subject to approval of the Head of School, offering of relevant units in non-standard study periods and state accreditation authority requirements. Accelerated mode is not available in Victoria and Queensland due to accreditation requirements.
2 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
3 In New South Wales (NSW), a student seeking admission to a graduate entry initial teacher education course at ACU, must meet the NSW Institute of Teachers’ subject content requirements which will be assessed upon application. In Queensland, students enrolled in this course who seek to teach in Catholic schools may enrol in units from the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education course and graduate with this additional award.
4Requirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld) or Working with Children Check (ACT, NSW and Vic). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries.

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