We all had that one teacher who made a difference in our life. The one who influenced us beyond just subject matter. Western prepares you to be that person. This degree offers a mix of theory and real-world experience, so you emerge as a highly sought-after early-childhood and primary school teacher.
Postgraduate Information Evenings
Postgraduate Information Evenings are held throughout the year, and give you the opportunity to meet academic and professional staff, and to ask questions about courses, admission, fees and more.
These evenings will help you gain a better understanding of course content, flexible learning options, what you can expect from the program and possible career paths.
The next round of Postgraduate Information Sessions are coming up in October.
Open young minds
At Western, we know the value a great teacher brings to the classroom as well as the challenges you’ll face. That’s why we’ve built our Master of Teaching (Birth-5 Years/ Birth – 12 Years) degree around giving you practical tools to provide inspiration and direction to early-childhood and primary school students.
Offering a mix of on-campus theory and innovative school-based placement opportunities, this course helps you turn your specialist undergraduate qualification into an inspiring career path. This degree prepares you to be a highly sought-after teacher. Gives you skills that transcend the classroom.
Top 10 for Education in Australia
Western is ranked in the top 10 Education faculties in Australia, third in NSW, and Top 75 in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018).
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $24,480
Delivery: On campus
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As a teaching graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Public or private schools
- Government organisations providing family support
Early Childhood Teacher
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teachers teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Primary Teacher (K-6)
Primary School Teachers teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
School Principals plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the educational and administrative aspects of primary schools including physical and human resources.
Education Field Officer
Education Field Officers provide support to government funded teaching staff to support the access and participation of children with additional needs in inclusive programs. They offer consultative support, resourcing and advice to Primary School Teachers.
Curriculum Designers are highly trained education professionals who determine the subjects, course outlines, teaching standards and instructional materials used in schools.
Training and Development
Training and Development Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programs to ensure management and staff acquire the skills and develop the competencies required by organisations to meet organisational objectives.
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Further study options
The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.