Bachelor of Arts/ Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Combine your passion for the arts with a desire to inspire the generations of tomorrow, with a Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) at Deakin. Our school-based learning programs and teaching practicums ensure you’re ready to teach today and into the future.
Are you ready to join Australia’s largest profession?
Fast-track your studies and graduate with a postgraduate teaching degree in just four years. You’ll gain hands-on teaching experience and will be supported in all aspects of professional experience. Plus, you’ll have ongoing communication with staff to ensure that you have the best opportunity to develop as a teacher.
Start with Deakin’s Bachelor of Arts, allowing you to design your studies around your interests, creating unique combinations of majors and minors to customize your learning. While studying your undergraduate degree, you’ll also be building the foundation knowledge that will take you into your postgraduate studies. Choose from relevant arts disciplines that will form your teaching specializations, including:
- Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian or Spanish
- children’s literature
- media studies
- politics and policy studies or sociology
- visual arts or photography.
During your postgraduate studies, Deakin’s Professional Experience Program is a key part of your course, ensuring you have the practical skills needed from day one of your teaching career. Our professional experienced team works with more than 1400 schools across Australia, arranging more than 7000 placements per year to develop professional readiness for success in the education sector.
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.
Application Processing Time in Days: 5
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Teaching courses at Deakin lead to a career that can make a profound and lasting contribution to the future by positively educating and influencing the lives of students. Teaching is the largest profession in Australia, with more than 200,000 teachers working across 10,000 schools, teaching more than three million students. It’s a rewarding career that offers creativity, flexibility, and opportunity.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) are qualified to teach in secondary schools within Victoria, in the private, independent, or public education sectors.
Your specializations and advanced knowledge will also open doors to roles in:
- community services
- government agencies
- not-for-profit organizations.
- Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- (standard class XII):- 65%
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.
Non Year 12 Form: Applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal History online.
All Applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes prior to entry into the Master of Teaching component of the course during their third year of study. Deakin University is using the CASPer test. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgment test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching
When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.
Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.
Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:
- award certificates
- academic transcripts
- formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).
Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.
- Course Code: 089566D
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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