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Our research institutes
Study in acclaimed research institutes including the Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Charles Perkins Centre.
This program will give you the knowledge, skills and practical experience to teach personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) in secondary schools.
With a strong focus on practical workplace training, your coursework is enhanced by more than four months of practical experience. Gain hands-on experience with 45 days of teaching practice in schools as well as school visits and a seven-week internship in a high school. As part of the final internship you will also complete a professional research project.
During the course, you will:
The University of Sydney has an international reputation for excellence. Many of our Master of Teaching students are offered full-time employment before completing their degrees.
The Master of Teaching (MTeach) is a graduate-entry professional teaching qualification to become an accredited teacher in NSW and other Australian jurisdictions. It is open to students who already have an undergraduate degree.
Under the Institute of Teachers Act 2004 all graduates (so-called 'new scheme teachers') will need to be accredited against the standards for Professional Competence following their employment in schools.
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit. Admission to Master of Teaching candidature requires:
To be admitted into this teaching area the following prerequisites have been determined by NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA):
English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. In exceptional circumstances, the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who in the opinion of the faculty have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE)
The requirement to complete the LANTITE applies to all students enrolled in the BEd (Primary); BEd (Health and PE); BEd (Secondary:Humanities and Social Sciences)/BA; BEd (Secondary: Maths)/BSc; BEd (Secondary: Science)/BSc; and all Master of Teaching programs except MTeach (Early Childhood).
Information about LANTITE for students commencing their studies in 2017 and beyond will be required to have successfully completed testing as follows: For the MTeach program, testing must be completed before the second year of candidature, that is, during the first year of the program.
IELTS 7.5 – 7.0 in reading and writing, 8.0 in listening and speaking
Camperdown/ Darlington campus