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Overview

Western Sydney University’s School of Education in Australia

The School of Education at Western Sydney University is at the forefront of preparing teachers to work in the technologically rich and diverse environments that are the classrooms and early childhood settings of the 21st century. Western is ranked in the top 10 Education faculties in Australia, second in NSW, and Top 75 in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018).

Master of Teaching

About the Master of Teaching (Secondary)

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) offered at Western Sydney University in Australia is designed for graduates who, through their first degree, have the skills and understandings required for teaching in one or two subject areas in secondary schools. Applicants must have a first degree with appropriate qualifications for secondary teaching. The appropriateness of the studies taken in the first degree is determined by Western Sydney University but is consistent with the qualifications standards set by the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards Subject Content Requirements for Teaching in a NSW Secondary School. You will focus on the practical issues in schools, and teaching and learning, through a balance of on-campus classes and theory and a variety of professional experiences.

In secondary school settings, teachers who can provide inspiration and direction to their pupils are highly valued. The secondary teaching program gives you the best possible chance of becoming such a teacher and playing a leadership role for others.

This qualification turns your specialist undergraduate degree into a clearly signposted career path in teaching. And, as a Masters level qualification, it can help you progress more quickly to leadership positions in schools. But, if you want to detour off into other non-teaching professions, the two degrees also stand you in good stead for different career directions.

Western Sydney University can prepare you for teaching in specialist areas. These areas of study include:

  • Drama
  • English
  • ESL
  • Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE) – for example, History, Aboriginal Studies, Commerce, Geography, Legal Studies, Society and Culture, Studies of Religion, Business Studies, Economics
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Science
  • Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) – for example, Agricultural Technology, Computing, Design and Technology, Engineering Studies, Food Technology, Graphics Technology, Industrial Technology, Information Processes and Technology, Information and Software Technology, Software Design and Development, Technology, Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts

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). The completed units in the undergraduate degree must match with the secondary subject content requirements of the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards for the subject(s) the applicant intending to teach.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) offered a Western Sydney University is a professional teaching qualification for students possessing a relevant bachelor`s degree. It has been professionally accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Graduates will meet the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers.

Graduates of Western 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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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Length of Program:2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Intake:February or July
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:Penrith Campus (Kingswood)
Country:Australia