Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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Primary School Teacher
Make a confident start to your career in primary education equipped with hands-on classroom experience from this Master of Teaching (Primary) course from Edith Cowan University.
In this course, you'll gain the skills and experience needed to flourish as a primary school educator. Your studies cover core elements of the teaching profession, helping you link theory to practice, design an engaging curriculum and connect with your young students.
This teaching course includes an extensive program of professional practice with one of the 600 primary schools that partner with Edith Cowan University. There's no better way to prepare for the realities of the classroom than getting hands-on experience while you learn!
You'll have the opportunity to gain experience in diverse primary education environments including city and remote schools, public and private institutions, allowing you to work with children from diverse economic, social, ethnic and educational backgrounds.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In order to complete the Professional Practice requirement of this course, you will need:
In this teaching course, subjects you may study include:
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) units:
Year 1 - Semester 1
Year 1 - Semester 2
Year 2 - Trimester 1
Year 2 - Trimester 2
Year 2 - Trimester 3
All students complete the following unit:
As well as complete one of the following options:
OPTION 1: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - RESEARCH MODE
OPTION 2: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - INTERNSHIP MODE
OPTION 3: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - GRADUATE CERTIFICATE MODE
In consultation with the course coordinator, students may select two Graduate Certificate of Education units totalling 30 credit points.
OPTION 4: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - SPECIALISATION MODE
Students may select one specialisation totalling 30 credit points.
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Teaching (Primary) from Edith Cowan University.
Through the course, you will have gained the skills and knowledge required to begin a career as a primary school teacher in addition to completing an extensive program of professional practice with partnering schools.
Graduates of this course are eligible to register with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA). Registration is required to practice in the profession.
Wondering where a career in teaching could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Tutor, Education Administrator, Policy Developer, Vocational Education Teacher, University Lecturer.
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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