Master of Teaching (Secondary)

includes:

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Master of Teaching (Secondary) MTeach(Sec)

Availability

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Agriculture) (1720AG)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Drama) (1720DA)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Design & Technology) (1720DT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (English) (1720EG)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (HASS/HSIE) (1720HH)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Information Technology) (1720IT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (LOTE) (1720LT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Mathematics) (1720MT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (PDHPE) (1720PE)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Science) (1720SC)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Teacher Librarianship) (1720TL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Visual Art) (1720VA)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Full-time: 2.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants for the Master of Teaching (Secondary) must meet the following admission requirements. A completed Bachelors Degree (or AFQ equivalent) and successful completion of acceptable undergraduate and or/postgraduate study that includes the equivalent of three-quarters of a year of discipline study relating to the applicants intended teaching area, usually comprising sequential discipline study taken over three years (0.75 Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL). Applicants must also have a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 4.0 (Pass) in their prior undergradaute studies.

Applicants who are no more than two subjects short of the NESA requirements for discipline content subjects, or who lack the required GPA of 4.0, will be offered a place in the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) where they can complete the required subejcts /demonstrate their capacity to achieve a GPA of 4.0.

On the completion of the first 4 subjects (equivalent to one session of full time study) for the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) and/or any required additional disipline subjects to support their teaching area, students can apply to enter the Master of Teaching Secondary; to be eligible, students must have attained a Grade Point Average of 4 in their undergraduate or postgraduate degree or first 4 subjects (equivalent to one session of full time study) for the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary).

English Language Proficiency Entry Requirements for Teacher Education Preparation Programs
All applicants who do not meet the Standard CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements must demonstrate proficiency by completing an Academic IELTS (or equivalent) with an overall score of 7.5 (with no score below 7 in reading and writing, and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening) - see CSU Concordance Tables for accepted equivalent measures.

NOTE: Please refer to relevant National or State employing bodies for their English language proficiency requirements when seeking employment.

 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Students who do not meet NESA requirements for discipline content subjects will be offered a place in the Bachelor of Teaching
(Secondary) where they can complete the discipline content subjects as required by NESA http://www.nswteachers.nsw.edu.au/great-teaching-inspiredlearning/. Once students have completed the NESA requirements within the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) they can apply for entry to the Master of Teaching (Secondary). Students must have attained a Credit Grade Point Average (GPA 4) in their undergraduate degree or in their first year of study for the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary).

 

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 128 points.

Course Structure

To graduate with the Master of Teaching (Secondary), students must complete 128 points (16 subjects). All subject have a value of 8 points with the exception of two subjects, one of which has a zero point value and another with a 16 point value. The basic course structure consists of 16 subjects made up of 12 core subjects plus 4 restricted electives (at least two Curriculum Method subjects), and two further restricted electives).

CORE SUBJECTS
Foundation Education subjects (10 subjects)
EEA501 Managing the Classroom Environment
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
EEB443 Community Cultural Education Program (0 points)
EED408 Successful Teaching
EED422 Adolescent and Child Learning and Development
EEP425 Critical Studies in Education and Practice
EEP424 Pedagogies in Diverse Classrooms
ELN501 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Professional Experience subjects (2 subjects)
EPT460 Professional Experience 1: Secondary Context
EPT522 Final Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context (16 points)

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES
Curriculum Studies subjects (2 subjects per teaching area)
Visual Art
EMA441 Curriculum Method 1: Visual Arts
EMA442 Curriculum Method 2: Visual Arts

HASS/HSIE
EMH441 Curriculum Method 1: HASS/HSIE
EMH442 Curriculum Method 2: HASS/HSIE

English
EML441 Curriculum Method 1: English
EML442 Curriculum Method 2: English

Drama
EML443 Curriculum Method 1: Drama
EML444 Curriculum Method 2: Drama

LOTE
EML451 LOTE Curriculum Studies 1
EML452 LOTE Curriculum Studies 2

Mathematics
EMM441 Curriculum Method 1: Mathematics
EMM442 Curriculum Method 2: Mathematics

PD/H/PE
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1: Health & Physical Education and Outdoor Education.
EMR442 Curriculum Method 2: Senior Health, Physical, Outdoor and Environmental Education

Science
EMS441 Curriculum Method 1: Science
EMS441 Curriculum Method 1: Science

Agriculture
EMT441 Curriculum Method: Agriculture
EMT446 Curriculum Method: Technologies

Information Studies
EMT443 Curriculum Method 1: Information Technology
EMT444 Curriculum Method 2: Information Technology

Design and Technology
EMT447 Introductory Technologies and Design Curriculum
EMT445 Curriculum Method: Design and Technology

Teacher Librarianship
ETL401 Introduction to Teacher Librarianship
ETL402 Literature Across the Curriculum

Technology and Applied Studies
EMT410 Curriculum Method: Technology Studies
EMT446 Curriculum Method: Technologies

Education Studies Electives (students with a single teaching area complete 2 subjects from the list below or as approved by the Course Director
EML436 The Multimodal Writing Process
ESC413 Online Pedagogies
ESS426 Collaboration and Teamwork in the Inclusive School
ESS599 Inclusive Education Legislation, policy and Resourcing
ETL402 Literature Across the Curriculum
IKC404 Critical Studies: Indigenous Politics
THL487 World Religions and Christian Theology
THL460 Introduction to Christian Theology
THL408 Introduction to Old Testament Studies
THL409 Introduction to New Testament Studies
THL490 Liturgical Theology
WEL407 Child and Adolescent Welfare in Aboriginal Communities

NOTE: Initial teacher education students are required to pass both components of the personal Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) as part of the accreditation requirements of this course and before commencement of the final professional experience placement. Further information about the LANTITE including how to register can be found on the Lantite website of https://teacheredtest.acer.edu.au/


KEY SUBJECTS
Effective from 202030
Key subjects contain critical information that students must master in order to progress in their course. Passing a key subject is one of the indicators of satisfactory progress in a course. Student must pass key subjects in no more than two attempts. Key subjects for the Master of Teaching (Secondary) course are as follows:

EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
EED408 Successful Teaching
EED422 Adolescent and Child Learning and Development
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Enrolment Pattern

MASTER OF TEACHING (SECONDARY) full-time (2 years):

SESSION 1 (February/March) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 1
EED422 Child and Adolescent Learning and Development
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (First Teaching Area)
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
EEP425 Critical Studies in Education and Practice

Year 1 - Session 2
EED408 Successful Teaching
EEP424 Pedagogies in Diverse Classroom
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (First Teaching Area)
EPT460 Professional Experience 1

Year 1 - Session 3
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
EEB443 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education Program

Year 2  Session 1
EEA501 Managing the Classroom Environment
ELN501 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Year 2 - Session 2
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
EPT522 Final Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context

SESSION 2 (July) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 2
EED422 Child and Adolescent Learning and Development
EEP425 Critical Studies in Education and Practice
EED408 Successful Teaching
EEP424 Pedagogies in Diverse Classroom

Year 2 - Session 3
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
EEB443 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education Program

Year 2 - Session 1
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (First Teaching Area)
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
ELN501 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Year 2 - Session 2
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (First Teaching Area)
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
EPT460 Professional Experience 1

Year 2 - Session 3
EEA501 Managing the Classroom Environment

Year 3 - Session 1
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
EPT522 Final Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context

MASTER OF TEACHING (SECONDARY) part-time (4 years):

SESSION 1 (February/March) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 1
EED422 Child and Adolescent Learning and Development
EEP425 Critical Studies in Education and Practice

Year 1 - Session 2
EED408 Successful Teaching
EEP424 Pedagogies in Diverse Classroom

Year 1 - Session 3
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers

Year 2 - Session 1
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (First Teaching Area)
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
EPT460 Professional Experience 1

Year 2 - Session 3
EEB443 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education Program

Year 3 - Session 1
ELN501 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESC515 Classroom Technologies

Year 3 - Session 2
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (First Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
EEA501 Managing the Classroom Environment

Year 3 - Session 3
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Year 4 - Session 1
EPT522 Final Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context

SESSION 2 (July) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 2
EED422 Child and Adolescent Learning and Development
EEP425 Critical Studies in Education and Practice

Year 1 - Session 3
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers

Year 2 - Session 1
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (First Teaching Area)
[ ] Curriculum Method 1 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
EED408 Successful Teaching
EEP424 Pedagogies in Diverse Classroom

Year 2 - Session 3
EEB443 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education Program

Year 3 - Session 1
EPT460 Professional Experience 1
ELN501 Literacy Strategies for Learning

Year 3 - Session 2
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (First Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective
[ ] Curriculum Method 2 (Second Teaching Area) OR Education Studies Elective

Year 3 - Session 3
EEA501 Managing the Classroom Environment

Year 4 - Session 1
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ESS509 Principles of Inclusive Education

Year 4 - Session 2
EPT522 Final Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

EEB443 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Cultural Education Program
EPT460 Professional Experience 1: Secondary Context
EPT522 Professional Experience: Effective Teaching and Assessment in the Secondary Context

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

THL409 Introduction to New Testament Studies
THL460 Introduction to Christian Theology
THL490 Liturgical Theology

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

ITE programs including the Master of Teaching (Secondary) are accredited according to national standards prescribed by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). These include both the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, and their ITE program standards.

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is the state-based regulator, and it is their responsibility to implement and assure the AITSL standards in NSW. In addition to being the NSW ITE program accrediting authority, they also administer teacher registration.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is accredited until December 2019.  The University is seeking reaccreditation from 2020 to 2025.

Contact

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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