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Why study at the University of Sydney? The University of Sydney is world renowned for education, ranked 1st in Australia and 12th in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.

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 (Secondary)

Qualify to become a teacher in high school (Years 7 to 12) with the opportunity to specialize in one or two teaching areas, depending on the subjects you wish to teach. If you would like to teach science, mathematics or languages, you may study these as ‘double method’ areas.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) offer at the University of Sydney in Australia the following secondary school curriculum areas (subject to quotas and demand):

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Classical Hebrew and Judaism
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Society and Culture
  • Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)

Gain hands-on experience with 45 days of teaching practice in schools, a 35-day internship and a professional research project. This experience will ensure you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to become a successful teacher at early childhood, primary or secondary level.

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).

Applicants for the Master of Teaching (Secondary) need to be able to demonstrate a record of studies in their undergraduate degree(s) that satisfies the specific prerequisite requirements of the subjects they wish to teach.

In general, applicants must have completed three years’ full-time undergraduate study in the subject they intend to be their Major Teaching Area (sometimes referred to as the “1st Teaching Area”), and two years’ full-time undergraduate study in the subject they intend to be their Minor Teaching Area (“2nd Teaching Area”).

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

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

Graduates of Sydney’s Secondary 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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Award Title:Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Location:Camperdown & Darlington campus (Sydney)