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Secondary Education (postgraduate)

Master of Teaching in Secondary Education

Bring innovation into the classroom with the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education. This course combines research, theory and practice to produce next-generation educators who can deliver a unique classroom experience. Deliver innovation in teaching and challenge your students to excel — with this course, you’ll become a leader in your field.

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The Master of Teaching in Secondary Education course content is split in to three component areas. The core component is all about education theory and practice. It’s based on the latest national and international research from the Education discipline, giving you a strong foundation for professional decision-making. The major component provides teaching methods. The professional experience component includes both campus-based and field-based experiences, resulting in a highly practice-oriented degree.


You can also choose to specialise in one of the following disciplines:

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


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Why study secondary education at UTS?

  • Choose your mode
    Study full-time — standard (2 years) or accelerated (1.5 years) — or part time — whatever you prefer.
  • Enhance your teaching qualifications, or make a career U-turn
    This course is suitable for students about to graduate with a bachelor’s degree, and for mature-aged graduates looking for a new professional path.
  • Get amongst it
    Benefit from our intensive, closely supported professional experience program and spend 60 days teaching in secondary school settings
  • Learn from the best
    Our dedicated and supportive academic staff have extensive professional experience and are actively involved in educational research.
  • Get the most out of your surroundings
    Our teacher education facilities, student learning spaces and study areas have been purpose-built to support you in your studies.
  • Learn from experience
    UTS is a leading teacher education provider at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Kick start your study sooner by enrolling in our next Autumn intake!
    Get the essentials on how to apply to UTS postgraduate courses.

Information Session – 12 Sept

Credit recognition

If you’re seeking credit recognition for studies other than an undergraduate degree, you’ll need to lodge a separate application for credit recognition and provide comprehensive supporting documentation.

Read more about credit recognition in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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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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