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Why study at the University of Sydney? The University is ranked 20th in the world for education.

Highest quality: University of Sydney’s two-year Master of Teaching program is academically rigorous and designed to prepare high-quality graduates for the demanding profession of teaching.

Greater diversity: University of Sydney’s wide range of subjects allows Master of Teaching (Secondary) students to choose up to two areas in which to specialize and qualify for accreditation. Sydney offer an extensive range of specialist areas in secondary school teaching, including: Aboriginal Studies; Business Studies; Classical Hebrew and Judaism; Drama; Economics; English; Geography; History; Languages; Legal Studies; Mathematics; Science; Society and Culture; and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Strong reputation: Many of Sydney’s Master of Teaching students are offered full-time employment before they have even completed their degrees.

Sydney’s graduates’: outstanding performance in the teaching profession reflects the reputation of the University of Sydney’s program in Australia and overseas, for providing leadership and innovation in teacher education.

Renowned teaching staff: Sydney’s teachers are highly regarded international researchers in their fields who expose students to the latest methodologies in research and education. The course promotes a teaching-and-learning environment that integrates self-directed inquiry and case-study learning experiences in small seminars, augmented by lectures, tutorials and technology-based learning experiences.

Master of Teaching

About the Master of Teaching (Primary)

The Master of Teaching (Primary) curriculum at the University of Sydney is designed to prepare students for teaching all subjects in the Primary K–6 syllabus in NSW.

As well as learning about the policy frameworks that shape teaching in NSW, Australia and internationally, students attend lectures and complete assignments about issues in teaching, learning and curriculum in all school years – from Kindergarten to the Higher School Certificate.

Because primary teachers are required to teach across a range of key learning areas (KLAs) from Kindergarten to Year 6 (K–6), applicants to the Master of Teaching (Primary) at the University of Sydney must have completed university studies in at least one of these to be considered for admission to the program. The minimum requirement is: at least one year of full-time equivalent study (normally 8 units of study) that is relevant to one or more KLAs of the primary school curriculum. The KLAs are:

English, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Human society and its environment (HSIE), Creative and practical arts, Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed a 3 or 4 year Bachelor degree with a minimum of 65% average or a GPA 2.5 (out of 4.00).

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

University of Sydney’s Master of Teaching (Primary) graduates receive accreditation from the NSW Institute of Teachers in Australia.

Graduates of Sydney’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.

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

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Associate Professor Brendan Boyle last night received a 2017 Teaching Excellence Award from the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), for his innovative delivery modes that are helping students confidently complete their studies.

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Award Title:Master of Teaching (Primary)
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:Sydney – Camperdown / Darlington campus