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KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representative of RMIT University in Australia. Canadian applications to RMIT’s Teacher Training program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


RMIT’s School of Education in Australia

With over 50 years of experience, RMIT’s School of Education in Australia has an established reputation for providing educational and vocational leadership in creating knowledge for the future.

Across RMIT’s Melbourne City, Bundoora, and Brunswick campuses, the School offers a wide range of programs and courses starting from pre-university qualifications, including certificates and diplomas, all the way to postgraduate degrees by coursework and research.

A global outlook for learners

By increasing global opportunities for students and designing programs to meet the needs of education industries and professions across the world, RMIT’s School of Education aims to make graduates the most skilled in the industry. In many programs, students can take part in work placements and exchanges locally and overseas, allowing them to implement their skills while they study, and be prepared for the global workforce upon graduation.

Experienced and supportive staff

RMIT’s passionate academic and teaching staff have strong research skills complemented by extensive practical experience, and are well versed in linking theory with practice. Coming from diverse backgrounds, from local areas as well as overseas, staff are able to provide students and research candidates with global perspectives.

Master of Teaching Practice

About the Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) at RMIT in Australia

RMIT’s Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) in Australia will allow you to develop a deep understanding of how students learn and the practical skills you need to become a teacher.

This program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree who wish to teach in primary schools.

Why a Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) at RMIT?

Their expert teachers, passionate researchers, connections to industry and strong practical focus means RMIT postgraduates are among the most employable in Australia.

The university’s teaching approach means you will learn to be a leader in the classroom, using innovative communication technology to support your teaching practice.

What you will gain through this program

Graduate of this program will have a professional teaching qualification, allowing them to teach in primary school settings both in Australia and Internationally.

RMIT’s primary program prepares you to become a lifelong learner and enables you to contribute to the education sector within global contexts.

Within this program you’ll develop the essential knowledge, critical understanding and education skills to be a dynamic teacher.

You’ll learn to demonstrate expert judgment and ethical responsibility relating to your professional practice and provide leadership within education in strategic, collaborative and sustainable ways.

The Primary Master program at RMIT incorporates 196 credit points and mixes coursework in educational theory and teaching methodology with a minimum of 60 days of practical teaching experience in educational settings.

Classes are held during normal business hours. There are opportunities to complete some courses in intensive mode.

Core courses explore studies specific to education in:

  • numeration, measurement and geometry
  • humanities and global education
  • learning and developing literacies
  • art in primary education
  • science principles and practices
  • health and physical education
  • teacher wellbeing
  • indigenous studies
  • educational research and inquiry.

You may also choose an elective course, such as:

  • additional professional placement
  • languages
  • exploring training and assessment
  • sustainability.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline which includes a major in a specialist area and a sub-major in a second specialist area with a minimum of 65% average or a GPA 2.5 (out of 4.00).

You must sit the Casper test. Casper is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess your personal and professional attributes.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education) at RMIT is subject to accreditation by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for registration purposes. It is well recognized throughout Australia, although graduates will have to check with the individual registration authorities in other states and territories.

Graduates of RMIT’s Primary teacher training program 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 Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the teaching profession in Canada. Contact KOM for more information.

Award Title:Master of Teaching Practice (Primary Education)
Length of Program:2 years
Interview:Not required
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:Melbourne (Bundoora)