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Why Study Teaching and Education at Flinders University

Flinders University degrees put you at the forefront of educational change. Their multidisciplinary approach connects diverse disciplines to generate innovative education solutions and initiatives that will build the citizens of the future.

Fast facts about Flinders University Faculty of Education

  • one of the largest providers of education courses for teachers in the State of South Australia
  • combine education studies with specialty areas in arts, science, health sciences, disability studies and languages
  • Flinders education graduate Brian Schiller awarded 2014 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools
  • Flinders education graduate Kathryn Owen awarded Exceptional Master Leader in Education by Childcare Exchange
  • graduates include winners of the 2014 Primary School, Secondary School, and Early Career Teacher of the Year in SA Excellence in Public Education Awards

Master of Teaching

About the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Flinders Master of Teaching (Secondary) is a pre-service teacher education postgraduate course that builds on prior learning and develops advanced professional knowledge, practice and relationship skills relevant to teaching.

Flinders Master of Teaching Secondary course is offered to graduates who wish to teach years 8 – 12 in secondary schools.

Topics covered during the 2 years include specialist curriculum studies, school placements and a number of topics devoted to issues in education.

Specializations normally offered are: Business Education, English, Drama, Mathematics, Information Technology, Modern languages (restricted to Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, German and Modern Greek), Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences), Visual Arts, Health Education, Physical Education, History, Geography, Legal Studies, Politics, Psychology, Nutrition, Tourism, TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) and Womens’ Studies.  Not all teaching specializations are offered every year.

A Lutheran strand is available to students seeking to teach in Lutheran schools.

Flinders University aims to educate students who appreciate the complex nature of a teacher’s work and practice in ways that promote a socially just, democratic and ecologically sustainable world.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

  • Applicants to Flinders University Master of Teaching Secondary must hold an approved undergraduate Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification carrying a 70% GPA with specializations which cover 2 teaching areas.
  • Applicants need to have completed an undergraduate minor in another curriculum studies specialization offered by the School of Education  in order to teach that subject to year 10.
  • Applicants need to have completed an undergraduate major in one curriculum studies specialization offered by the School of Education in order to teach that subject to year 12.
  • Applicants must complete a non-academic capabilities assessment task that is based on the Australian Institute for Teaching and school Leadership Initial Teacher Education standards.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Successful completion of this program provides a recognized academic qualification which will enable graduates to apply for teacher registration in South Australia and some overseas countries.

Graduates of Flinders University 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 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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Flinders University Strong Performance On Graduate Outcomes

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graduates see a strong return on their investment in higher education when it comes to employment, according to new government data.

The 2019 Graduate Outcome Survey – Longitudinal gives an insight to short and medium-term employment and salaries three years after completing their studies.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) Professor Clare Pollock says the results show Flinders’ graduates enjoy exceptional employment in good paying jobs.

“Three years after completing a degree, …

New Law Courses Equip Tech-Savvy Graduates at Flinders University

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The legal implications of emerging technologies and how those technologies can be used in legal practice to increase access to justice will be embedded in a new suite of legal courses at .

Dean of Law Associate Professor Tania Leiman says the new curriculum will be available for study from March 2020.

The new courses were officially launched by distinguished lawyer and former US Ambassador to Australia and Professor Jeff Bleich, …

Flinders University Rankings Head In The Right Direction

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 continues to build on its research and educational excellence, with another strong performance in the prestigious Times Higher Education rankings.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling says has advanced into the 250-300 ranking band of the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

“Flinders’ increased position in the latest Times Higher Education ranking – from the 301-350 band into the 250-300 band – reflects our strategic efforts to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, …

Almost 6000 Solar Panels To Power Flinders University Campus

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One of Adelaide’s largest solar arrays will soon provide one-fifth of the electricity needed to power ’s Bedford Park campus.

The project also sets the scene for the introduction of autonomous campus shuttles run on renewable energy.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling says the project involves the installation of 5,817 solar panels at Flinders’ Bedford Park campus, demonstrating continuing commitment to renewable energy and complementing Flinders’ reputation for exceptional research into clean energy technologies. …

Flinders University Means Business With Prestigious MBA Accreditation

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is the first South Australian university to receive accreditation from the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA), reflecting a reinvigorated Flinders MBA offering and placing the program in the upper echelon of business courses internationally.

Flinders is only the third university in Australia to receive AMBA accreditation.

Professor Phyllis Tharenou, Vice-President and Executive Dean of Flinders’ College of Business Government and Law, says AMBA represents the gold standard in global recognition of business programs. …

Award Title:Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Length of Program:2 years full time
Prerequisites:Bachelor’s degree with specializations that cover two teaching areas
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:College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
Campus Location:Bedford Park