Master of Teaching (Birth-5 Years/Birth-12 Years)

Postgraduate Study

Elevate your career

Register now and join us online at 6pm on Wednesday 6 December for our postgraduate Teaching and Education information session to find out where Postgrad study at Western can take you.

Open young minds

At Western, we know the value a great teacher brings to the classroom as well as the challenges you’ll face. Our Master of Teaching (Birth – 5 Years/Birth – 12 Years) is specifically designed to give you the practical tools, inspiration and direction to achieve your dreams of becoming an early-childhood or primary school teacher.

Offering a mix of on-campus theory and innovative school-based placements, our aim is to produce teachers with strong academic knowledge and skills, excellence in professional practice, commitment to equity and social justice, and dedication to personal and professional growth. With this degree, you can choose either an early exit to become a degree early-childhood (Birth-5 Year) teacher or complete an additional six months to graduate with a primary-school teaching degrees as well (Birth-12).

To help you juggle your busy work, career and personal life, Western also offers flexible study options. You may be eligible for an accelerated study mode to complete your degree sooner.

Top 50 Worldwide for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education

Western is ranked 37th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022 are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

Why Study Teaching at Western

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $31,216*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"The Master of teaching degree is a great degree that teaches students how to holistically facilitate creative teaching and learning."

— Deborah Bennetts. Master of Teaching.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

** Lowest Selection Rank