Course

Master of Teaching (Secondary) Advanced

Approved Abbreviation: MTeach(Sec)Adv


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1606.1

CRICOS Code: 061595G


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 2008 or later.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) Advanced is a recognised beginning teaching qualification for secondary teachers. It combines on-campus studies with in-school and other field experiences as professional preparation for effective teaching. The course is end-on to an appropriate Bachelor's degree. It can be taken either over two years or, in accelerated mode, in 18 months.

Study Mode
Available in accelerated mode of eighteen months, two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Allan Mortona.morton@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Penrith CampusFull TimeInternalChristine Johnston
Penrith CampusPart TimeInternalChristine Johnston

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 secondary teaching.

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://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.

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 Secondary School.

NSW Institute of Teachers Subject Content Requirements for Teaching in a NSW Secondary School

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.

Course Structure

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

Recommended Sequence

Accelerated Full-time mode (1.5 years)

Year 1

Session 1H

100972.2Pedagogies for Learning
101074.1Professional Experience 1
101398.1Secondary Method 1A
101399.1Secondary Method 1B

Choose two of

100979.1Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
100984.1Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
101396.1Literacies for Learning
101397.1Psychology for Teaching

Session 2H

100978.2Professional Experience II
101075.1Professional Experience III
101401.1Secondary Method 2A
101402.1Secondary Method 2B

Choose the remaining two of

100979.1Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
100984.1Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
101396.1Literacies for Learning
101397.1Psychology for Teaching

Exit point for Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 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

100972.2Pedagogies for Learning
101074.1Professional Experience 1
101398.1Secondary Method 1A
101399.1Secondary Method 1B

Session 2H

100978.2Professional Experience II
101401.1Secondary Method 2A
101402.1Secondary Method 2B

Choose one of

100979.1Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
100984.1Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
101396.1Literacies for Learning
101397.1Psychology for Teaching

Year 2

Session 1H

101075.1Professional Experience III

Choose the remaining three of

100979.1Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
100984.1Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
101396.1Literacies for Learning
101397.1Psychology for Teaching

Exit point for Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 120 points

Session 2H

101031.1Evidence-Based Practice in Education
101061.1Professional Residency

Students may exit with a Diploma in Education Studies after completion of the appropriate units for that degree. The Diploma in Education Studies is not a teaching qualification.



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