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Secondary Education (postgraduate)

The Master of Teaching in Secondary Education provides students with a masters qualification to teach in NSW secondary schools.

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Students who have both the required undergraduate degree and specialisation subjects can complete the course in 2 years of full-time study or 1.5 years in accelerated mode. The core component provides research-based studies of educational theory and practice as a basis for professional decision-making in the secondary school context; the major component provides teaching methods; and the professional experience component includes both campus-based and field-based experiences.

The course is offered with the following teaching specialisations:

  • Maths
  • English
  • PD/H/PE (Personal Development/Health/Physical Education)
  • Business Studies and Economics
  • Science/Maths
  • Science

Postgraduate Info Eve - 27 April 2017

Course

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Why study secondary education at UTS?

  • Choice of modes: full-time in 1.5 years accelerated mode or in 2 years standard mode, or in part-time mode
  • The course is suitable for students about to graduate with a bachelor’s degree, and for mature-aged graduates who are changing careers and want a secondary school teaching qualification
  • Benefit from our intensive, closely supported professional experience program where students spend 60 days teaching in secondary school settings
  • Our dedicated and approachable academic staff have extensive professional experience and are actively involved in educational research
  • Study in new purpose-built teacher education facilities, student learning spaces and study areas on the City campus close to many transport options
  • UTS has many years experience delivering teacher education courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Secondary teaching students

What the students say

David Mueller, UTS Master of Teaching in Secondary Education studentDavid Mueller
Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Science and Maths)

"Reflect on what difference you think you can make in the lives of your future students."

Sioau-Mai See, Master of Teaching in Secondary Education Sioau-Mai See
Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Maths)

“The highlight was getting to know the kids and seeing how teaching the senior students was so different to the junior students.”

Peter Williams
Peter Williams, UTS: Education graduate
Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Maths)

"I encourage others wanting to be teachers to challenge themselves and do this course. The rewards of teaching have no bounds."

Tania KennedyTania Kennedy, UTS Bachelor of Teaching in Secondary Education student
Bachelor of Teaching in Secondary Education

“The course was practical and gave me a good basis for teaching.”

Julie Taylor, UTS Bachelor of Teaching in Secondary Education studentJulie Taylor
Bachelor of Teaching in Secondary Education

“There are very few occupations that can truly say they’re in the position to inspire people every single day ... but a teacher can.”

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