Master of Teaching - Uni of Adelaide

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Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide* and located in the heart of the world’s 10th most liveable city**, the University of Adelaide offers the rare combination of elite academic performance and an unrivalled quality of life.

The University of Adelaide is Australia’s third oldest university and has a rich heritage of accomplishment, being associated with one third of Australia’s Nobel Laureates—five in total. Yet the focus remains firmly on making history, not resting on it.

The University is today home to 25,000 students, with 30% coming from overseas, creating a diverse community spanning more than 100 nationalities. The education provided is of the highest quality: ranked top 50 globally in four subject areas; top 100 in another 12; and top 150 in 10 more.# And all Adelaide degrees ensure students gain not only deep discipline knowledge, but broad transferable capabilities to explore every future opportunity. Consequently, the University ranks number one in South Australia for graduate employability^.

The University of Adelaide is also the state’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities, with 100% of the research assessed as world-standard or above and the work in 41 fields rated 5/5.

Want to have a profound, positive influence in the lives of young people?

If you’ve already completed an approved undergraduate degree, our Master of Teaching offers a unique pathway to a rewarding career. You’ll build advanced research skills and graduate with a competitive edge in the teaching job market.

What will you do?

  • Take courses on contemporary educational issues and social contexts.
  • Build understandings of adolescent behaviour, learning and motivation.
  • Learn to support student wellbeing and positive student-teacher relationships.
  • Complete two full-time supervised teaching blocks of 65 days in South Australian schools.
  • Undertake a practice based research project.

Where could it take you?

This degree is accredited by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. Graduates may register to teach in South Australia, and in most cases, interstate and overseas (please check international countries for specific registration requirements relevant to those jurisdictions). An education background will also prove invaluable in a wide range of careers servicing communities outside of the classroom.

Note: The Master of Teaching degree is a 48 unit (2 year) program which is also available in accelerated mode (1.25 year). Fees are based on the number of units you enrol in. 

For more information about this program, click here.

*Times Higher Education, 2020; QS World University Rankings, 2020; Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2019.
**Economist Intelligence Unit, 2019. #QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. 
^QS Graduate Employability Ranking, 2020. †Excellence in Research Australia, 2018.