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Overview

Why Study Teaching and Education at Deakin University

Welcome to the School of Education at Deakin University in Australia. The School of Education is one of the larger schools in the University and operates across 3 campuses – Burwood, Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool. It is a leading provider of primary and secondary teacher education, early childhood educator preparation, educational leadership and adult, vocational and applied learning education.

Deakin University’s courses in primary teaching focus on initial professional studies in primary education and qualify you to teach up to Year 8 or, for those who choose the middle years option, to Year 10. As a graduate, you’ll be equipped to teach young people the knowledge, skills, understanding and values to enable them to make sense of, and contribute to, the world now and in the future.

Master of Teaching

About the Master of Teaching (Primary)

Deakin’s Master of Teaching (Primary) course prepares graduates for employment as a primary teacher in Australia and overseas. The course includes core subjects of the primary curriculum: English, mathematics, science, humanities and social sciences, the arts, technology, health and physical education, and opportunities to develop breadth of knowledge in areas of interest.

Completion of at least 60 days of supervised professional experience (70 days for Primary Extended Curriculum), and students must successfully complete the Deakin Teaching Performance Assessment. Students will also be required to take the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) during the course.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed an appropriate undergraduate degree or approved equivalent carrying 70% GPA.

All applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes. Deakin University is using the CASPer test. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgment test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Deakin University’s Master of Teaching programs are accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as an initial teacher education program against the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) program standards and the Australian professional standards for graduate teachers.

Graduates of Deakin’s Master of Teaching are eligible to apply for licensing in Canada, however, it is critical students understand the requirements needed to complete this process before licensing will be granted. KOM understand the process and requirements needed to enter the teaching profession in Canada. Contact KOM for more information

All students applying directly through KOM will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Current News


Deakin University latest news

University Updates on Australian Bushfires


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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

Deakin University Improves in THE World University Rankings 2020


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Deakin has improved its position in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, climbing inside the top 350. The 2020 rankings,  reveal Deakin improved one band to 301-350, up from 351-400 in 2019.

The THE index ranks universities across five performance indicators: teaching (the learning environment), research (volume, income and reputation), citations (research influence), international outlook (staff, students and research) and industry income (knowledge transfer).

Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin said the University’s strong position in the rankings demonstrates a proven commitment to excellence through education and research. …

Deakin University Scoops Three AFR Higher Education Awards


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has won three prestigious AFR Higher Education Awards including anthropologist Professor Emma Kowal being jointly named Emerging Leader with Dr Christian Moro from Bond University.

The 2019 Australian Financial Review (AFR) Higher Education Awards were held on Tuesday 27 August, in Brisbane.

Deakin’s HSBC Blue Carbon Citizen Science Program shared the Industry Engagement award and Deakin Indian Research Initiative (DIRI), won the International Education award. Deakin RIOT Lab Enabling Effective Cloud and Located Learning was also a finalist in the Education Technology award category. …

Deakin University Launches First Professional Practice Master’s For Engineers


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and Engineers Australia will today launch an Australian-first course allowing engineers to obtain chartered engineering status and a Master’s degree at the same time.

The Master of Professional Practice in Engineering (MPPEng) will be launched at a special agreement signing event between Deakin and Engineers Australia, attended by Deakin Vice Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander AO and Engineers Australia CEO Peter McIntyre.

Professor den Hollander said professional practice courses were designed for those who wanted to be formally recognised for their extensive experience in a professional field. …

Deakin University Shortlisted Six Times for AFR Higher Education Awards 2018


Image from Deakin University Shortlisted Six Times for AFR Higher Education Awards 2018has been shortlisted six times for the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Higher Education Awards 2018.

The awards are part of the AFR’s annual Higher Education Summit and acknowledge excellence in areas such as technology, student performance and collaboration with business.

Among Deakin’s shortlisted achievements was the Deakin Law Clinic (Community Engagement category), where final-year Deakin law students offer free legal advice and assistance to those experiencing disadvantage in their access to justice.

Shortlisted in the Education Technology category was Deakin Genie, …


ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Master of Teaching (Primary)
Length of Program:2 Years (full time) / 4 years (part time)
Intake:March
Prerequisites:Completed undergraduate degree carrying overall 70% GPA
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:School of Education
Campus Location:Burwood (Melbourne)
Country:Australia