Course

Master of Teaching (Primary) Advanced

Approved Abbreviation: MTeach(Prim)(Adv)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1605.1

CRICOS Code: 061594G


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2005 or later.

The Master of Teaching (Primary) Advanced is a graduate entry teacher education program that provides professional teaching qualifications for students possessing appropriate bachelors degrees. The course prepares graduates to work in a diverse range of primary settings in NSW and beyond, and in other educational fields. The Master of Teaching Primary (Advanced) provides further professional experience than the Master of Teaching, as well as opportunities to complete in-depth studies in areas of professional interest. The Master of Teaching (Primary) Advanced enables graduates to meet two-year teacher education requirements and five-year teacher qualification salary status.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or one and a half years accelerated.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Phil Nanlohyp.nanlohy@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
This course is accredited with the NSW Institute of Teachers (NSWIT).

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline with appropriate qualifications for primary teaching.

Additional Information for Applicants

The appropriateness of the studies taken in the first degree must be consistent with the qualifications standards set by the NSW Institute of Teachers Subject Content Requirements for Teaching in a NSW Primary School.

NSW Institute of Teachers Subject Content Requirements.

Government Policies: Education employers have special staff requirements and policies that apply to intending students of education courses. At entry, this involves signing a Prohibited Employment Declaration.

Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

http://www.uac.edu.au

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the International Office office.

http://www.uws.edu.au/international

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Students will have an option for exiting at two earlier points.

Recommended Sequence

Accelerated Full-time mode (1.5 years)

Year 1

Session 1H

101282.1Becoming a Teacher
101287.1Educational Psychology for Primary Teaching
101289.2Professional Practice I
101285.1English and Literacy in the K-6 Years
101290.1Investigating Primary Mathematics
101292.1Primary Curriculum I: Creative Arts, HSIE, PDHPE, Science and Technology K-6

Session 2H

101293.1Primary Curriculum II: Creative Arts, HSIE, PDHPE, Science and Technology
101284.1Curriculum in Practice
101288.2Professional Practice II: Engaging in the Profession
101283.1Communities and Primary Schools
101286.2Inclusive Teaching for Effective Learning
101291.1New Knowledge, New Learning

At this point, students can exit with a Master of Teaching (Primary) - 120 credit points.

Year 2

Session 1H

101031.1Evidence-Based Practice in Education
101061.1Professional Residency

Full-time mode (2 years)

Year 1

Session 1H

101287.1Educational Psychology for Primary Teaching
101285.1English and Literacy in the K-6 Years
101290.1Investigating Primary Mathematics
101292.1Primary Curriculum I: Creative Arts, HSIE, PDHPE, Science and Technology K-6

Session 2H

101289.2Professional Practice I
101282.1Becoming a Teacher
101293.1Primary Curriculum II: Creative Arts, HSIE, PDHPE, Science and Technology
101284.1Curriculum in Practice

Year 2

Session 1H

101288.2Professional Practice II: Engaging in the Profession
101283.1Communities and Primary Schools
101286.2Inclusive Teaching for Effective Learning
101291.1New Knowledge, New Learning

At this point, students can exit with a Master of Teaching (Primary) - 120 credit points.

Session 2H

101031.1Evidence-Based Practice in Education
101061.1Professional Residency


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