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Why Study Teaching and Education at La Trobe University

The purpose of the La Trobe’s Faculty of Education is to empower professionals so that they are ready to contribute to transforming learning by engaging in local cultures of education.

La Trobe University in Australia build on the diversity of their locations and staff in inclusive research and teaching. They challenge the people and institutions they engage with to teach, learn and lead in ways that celebrate difference when it includes and overcome it when it excludes.

La Trobe University Faculty of Education offer:

  • Teacher education courses across three locations: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne
  • Postgraduate programs in Melbourne and in Bendigo together with research training on all their campuses
  • Wide ranging research programs – both locally and internationally connected and designed to make a difference

La Trobe ranks in the top 200 universities internationally and in the top 25 in Australia for Education subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).  La Trobe also ranks top 125 internationally for Education in the Times Higher Education (2020) ranking by subject, and top 15 in Australia.

Master of Teaching

About the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) offered at La Trobe University in Australia is a postgraduate entry program.

You’ll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people. You’ll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialization in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the following disciplines:

  • Business Management
  • Commerce and Business Studies
  • Drama
  • English
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • SOSE
  • Technology Studies
  • Visual Arts

Professional experience is based around inquiry and experiential learning with iterative skill development opportunities linking knowledge, context and experience to understanding the theoretical dimensions needed to understand practice in school and other learning contexts. You’ll complete 60 days of professional experience during the Master of Teaching (Secondary) at La Trobe University.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants undertaking the Master of Teaching Secondary at La Trobe University must hold a Bachelor degree or approved equivalent in a relevant discipline area/s for primary or secondary teaching as per the National Program Standards and the Victorian Institute of Teaching.  For secondary teaching applicants must qualify in two separate method areas, or one double method area.

Applicants must also take a non-cognitive assessment test called CASPer, and it is completed online.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

La Trobe University’s Master of Teaching (Secondary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree.

Graduates of La Trobe’s Master of Teaching programs 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.

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Five Stars Achieved In QS Stars Ratings At La Trobe University

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has achieved an overall rating of five stars in the latest QS Stars ratings.  In addition, the University also achieved five-star ratings in a total of eight categories – the maximum number possible.

La Trobe is one of only six Australian universities to be rated at five stars in eight categories.

QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions world-wide, focusing on specific topics such as teaching, …

La Trobe University’s Big Jump In World Subject Ranking

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has jumped 72 places to 243 in the subject category of Clinical, Preclinical and Health, which includes dentistry and allied health.

The University is now in the 201-250 band, up from the 301-400 band last year.

La Trobe Pro Vice-Chancellor for Science, Health and Engineering Professor Robert Pike said it was an excellent result.

“Health teaching and research are among our core strengths at La Trobe and continue to attract global recognition,” Professor Pike said. …

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is a founding signatory and the first university to sign up to the world’s first Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge.

The Pledge’s aim is to ‘de-normalise’ tobacco by ending all business and financial ties with the industry, and reduce the annual death toll of 7 million who die from preventable, tobacco-related illnesses.

Launched on 26 September at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, finance leaders joined with world leaders from government and health to launch The Pledge, …

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The University has welcomed the news that Australia’s first Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture will be located at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora. The $27+ million initiative will combine extensive research and industry expertise to create new jobs and drive better health outcomes.

Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced almost $5 million of funding towards the La Trobe-led Australian Research Council (ARC) Industry Transformation Research Hub (ITRH) for Medicinal Agriculture. …

La Trobe University Has Been Ranked 59th In The World

Image from La Trobe University Has Been Ranked 59th In The Worldhas been ranked 59th in the world in the latest Times Higher Education Golden Age rankings

The Golden Age category applies to universities that are more than 50 years old, but less than 80, and recognises universities created during an extraordinary post war era of higher education expansion.

Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said he was pleased at how well La Trobe had performed in its first year of inclusion in the Golden Age rankings. …

Award Title: Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Length of Program:2 years
Prerequisites:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a sub-major in two specialist areas
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, Bendigo, or Allbury-Wodonga