Master of Teaching (Secondary) From La Trobe University

Program Overview

You'll graduate well versed in the diverse academic and developmental needs of young people.

You'll gain discipline expertise to teach across the stages of schooling, with specialisation in one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the following disciplines:

  • Business Management
  • Commerce and Business Studies
  • Drama
  • English
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • SOSE
  • Technology Studies
  • Visual Arts

Professional experience is based around inquiry and experiential learning with iterative skill development opportunities linking knowledge, context and experience to understanding the theoretical dimensions needed to understand practice in school and other learning contexts. You'll complete 60 days of professional experience during the course.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 33,600


IELTS: 7.5 TOEFL: 102


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Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

  • Child Development And Family Engagement
  • Digital Environments And Innovations
  • Managing Learning Environments
  • Professional Experience Secondary B
  • Assessment And Curriculum
  • Building Inclusive Communities Of Learners
  • Culture & Indigenous Perspectives
  • Education Law And Ethics
  • Learning Differences And Pedagogy
  • Professional Experience Secondary C
  • Teacher Research Project

Academic entry requirement


Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

Specialisation - compulsory: In a relevant discipline area/s for primary or secondary teaching as per the National Program Standards and the Victorian Institute of Teaching. For secondary teaching, students must qualify in either one double (Drama, Mathematics, Physical Education and Visual Arts) or two single method-teaching areas from the above listed disciplines.

Selection criteria

  • All applicants will complete the CASPer test to support selection into teaching programs. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. 

Annual tuition fee
A$33 600 per 120 credit points.

Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

You'll be prepared for a range of teaching careers in:

  • secondary schools
  • community
  • non-traditional learning environments, including advisory boards, private organisations and local and state government.  q


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