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Overview

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

Why Study Teaching and Education at The University of Adelaide

The School of Education at the University of Adelaide has a history of over 120 years of engaging in educational research in South Australia. As one of the Group of Eight Universities they have a growing national and international reputation for excellent standards of inquiry, analysis and reporting.

About the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Adelaide’s Master of Teaching is a two-year program for students who have completed an undergraduate degree who wish to become secondary school teachers. Successful completion of this degree satisfies the academic requirements to apply for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. Adelaide’s degree also caters for those entering post-secondary educational institutions and those professions that may benefit from a study of the theory and practice of education.

The Master of Teaching is equivalent to a standard two years of full-time study. The accelerated program is able to be completed by students in a full-time duration of 1.5 years.

The Master of Teaching is taught in quadmesters and the 2017 commencement date is Monday 23 January.

The courses taught cover issues in education such as professional practice; learning and motivation; the social context of education; student-teacher interaction; and curriculum and assessment in the Australian context. Students undertake studies in curriculum areas related to their undergraduate qualifications and teaching specializations and complete two full-time supervised teaching blocks in South Australian schools of 65 days total. Students undertake a significant practice based research project in the second year.

Areas of Specialization

Areas of Specialization

To complete the Master of Teaching program, students must enrol in two teaching areas.  Study in the curriculum and methodology courses will take place in terms 1 and 2, in year 1.  The range of teaching specializations that can be chosen includes:

  • Business
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages (Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Greek, Vietnamese)
  • Math
  • Information Technology
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science)
  • Music

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

  • Bachelor degree A Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized Australian or International higher education institution carrying a 70% GPA
  • At least a major or minor and preferably two majors in the bachelor degree which align with the available specialist teaching area

Professional Requirements

Professional Recognition in Canada

The University of Adelaide’s Master of Teaching Secondary provides a professional qualification that is recognized for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and overseas countries.

Graduates of Adelaide’s Master of Teaching Secondary 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 Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Length of Program:2 Years (accelerated to 1.5 Years)
Intake:January
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:Faculty of Arts
Campus Location:Adelaide
Country:Australia