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Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: MTeach(Birth-5Yrs)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1784.2

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 067917A


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2018 2H or later.

Commencement Year 2015 - Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) (exit only)

The Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) is an early exit point from the 1783 - Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years) for students who wish to graduate with a Birth - 5 Years qualification only.

Study Mode
Two years full-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Denise FraserEnquirieseducation@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
Master of Teaching (Birth-5 years) (exit only) is a professional early childhood teaching qualification for students possessing a recognised and relevant bachelor degree. The program is approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Graduates of this course will be registered teachers with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Teacher level.

Admission

The Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) is an early exit point from the Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years) for students who wish to graduate with a Birth - 5 Years qualification only.

1783.4 Master of Teaching (Birth – 5 Years / Birth – 12 Years)

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points (16 units) listed in the recommended sequence below.

Start-year Intake

Recommended Sequence

Year 1

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
102101Diverse Literacies
102102Children, Families, Communities
102104Theorising Play

Spring Session

102105Creative Teaching and Learning
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
101899Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership
102622Early Learning Environments

Year 2

Autumn Session

102108Leadership and Management
101803Literacy in the Early Years
101105Prosocial Learning Environments
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years

Spring Session

102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Mid-year Intake

Year 1

Spring Session

102101Diverse Literacies
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
101899Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership
102104Theorising Play

Year 2

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
102102Children, Families, Communities
101105Prosocial Learning Environments
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years

Spring Session

102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102105Creative Teaching and Learning
102622Early Learning Environments
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Year 3

Autumn Session

102108Leadership and Management
101803Literacy in the Early Years
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years

Start-year Intake

For graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) (40 credit points advanced standing for Theorising Play; Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership; Children, Families, Communities; Early Learning Environments)

Recommended Sequence

Year 1

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
102101Diverse Literacies
102105Creative Teaching and Learning
101105Prosocial Learning Environments

Spring Session

102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Year 2

Autumn Session

101803Literacy in the Early Years
102108Leadership and Management
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years

Start-year Intake Accelerated Pattern

For graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) (40 credit points advanced standing for Theorising Play; Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership; Children, Families, Communities; Early Learning Environments)

Year 1

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
102101Diverse Literacies
101803Literacy in the Early Years
101105Prosocial Learning Environments
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Spring Session

102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years

Summer Session

102108Leadership and Management
102105Creative Teaching and Learning

Mid-year Intake

For graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) (40 credit points advanced standing for Theorising Play; Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership; Children, Families, Communities; Early Learning Environments)

Recommended Sequence

Year 1

Spring Session

102101Diverse Literacies
102105Creative Teaching and Learning
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years

Year 2

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
102108Leadership and Management
101803Literacy in the Early Years
101105Prosocial Learning Environments

Spring Session

102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Mid-year Intake Accelerated Pattern

For graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) (40 credit points advanced standing for Theorising Play; Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership; Children, Families, Communities; Early Learning Environments)

Year 1

Spring Session

102101Diverse Literacies
102106People, Place and Pedagogy
102603Early Mathematics and Numeracy
102109Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 101625 - Inclusive Practices from Autumn 2020.

Summer Session

102108Leadership and Management
102105Creative Teaching and Learning

Year 2

Autumn Session

102100Research and Professional Practice
101803Literacy in the Early Years
101105Prosocial Learning Environments
102107Practising Pedagogical Leadership
102110Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years

Equivalent Core Units

The core unit listed below counts towards completion of this course for students who passed this unit in 2019 or earlier.

101625 - Inclusive Practices



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