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postgraduate

Degree

Master of Teaching (Secondary) - Mathematics Education - Humanities and Social Sciences Education (Coursework)

Course code: #I91

postgraduate

Degree

Master of Teaching (Secondary) - Mathematics Education - Humanities and Social Sciences Education (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2024)

    $36,150 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    4 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS code

    098288B

Highlights
Practicum
Professional Practice

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-February 01-January-2025 2025-01-01
Fall-February 01-January-2026 2026-01-01
Fall-February 01-January-2027 2027-01-01
Fall-February 01-January-2028 2028-01-01

Overview

Master of Teaching (Secondary) - Mathematics Education - Humanities and Social Sciences Education

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) at ECU is a dynamic course dedicated to preparing future teachers for Secondary Education.

Designed specifically to develop professional knowledge in both theory and essential practice within real classrooms, graduates are provided with all the necessary tools to become successful and confident teachers.

This coursework program accommodates "principles and dimensions" of excellence and is delivered through mutually beneficial partnerships between the University and individual schools.

Upon completion, graduates are eligible to teach in a major and minor area of study in secondary schools in both the private and government sectors. 

Graduates will have met the highest standards in personal ethics and practice which the profession demands.

Mathematics Education Specialisation

It covers school curricula, teaching strategies and the development and assessment of teaching programs. 

Students will be able to plan a variety of mathematics lessons, assessments and activities, with a pedagogical focus on developing an appreciation of mathematics as a useful and creatively interesting area of study.

Humanities and Social Sciences Education Specialisation

Designed for students wishing to become Humanities and Social Science teachers in secondary schools.

Humanities and Social Science teachers must be knowledgeable in a wide range of areas including history, geography, economics and civics. 

Internship option

Students will be a scholar in residence at the placement school for two-three days per week.

Practicum requirement

Central to this course is an extensive program of Professional Practice in schools. 

Because of its responsibility for the education, safety and well-being of children in schools, the teaching profession demands the highest professional standards and personal ethics.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$46,350

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $10,620
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,200
Tuition 1 person $36,150

Hourly wage

Min wage

23.23 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 48 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic Transcript
  • Evidence of Academic English Competency
  • Current Resume (CV) or Evidence of Work Experience (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7.5
8
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7
writing
8
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

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PTE

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Cambridge

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Academic background and requirement

  • Bachelor's degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.

The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. 

Professional experience cannot be accepted as an alternative to completion of the bachelor's degree. 

Applicants' non-academic capabilities will be assessed based on the completion of a Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE) online questionnaire.

Special entry requirements (Mathematics Education Specialisation)

All applicants are required to complete a major in pure or applied mathematics (three years of degree-level study comprising at least 6 units with no more than two at the first-year level and no fewer than two units at the third-year level) (must include algebra and calculus). 

One unit only of statistics may be counted provided it is studied as a stand-alone unit. 

Alternatively, applicants can complete at least two years (4 units) of degree-level study in pure or applied mathematics with at least two units at level 2 or above in the previously mentioned areas, if they intend to undertake this specialisation as their minor area of study.

Special entry requirements (Humanities and Social Sciences Education Specialisation)

All applicants are required to have completed a major in one of the specialist humanities areas: Economics/Business, Geography, History or Politics/Law (three years of degree-level study comprising at least 6 units with no more than two at first-year level and no fewer than two units at third-year level) together with a part in another area of study: 

Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Legal Studies, Politics, Economics, with equivalents considered. 

Alternatively, applicants can complete at least two years (4 units) of degree-level studies in a combination of Economics, History or Geography with two units at level 2 or above, if they intend to undertake this specialisation as their minor area of study.

Career opportunities

  • Secondary Mathematics Teacher
  • Mathematics Educator in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics and Humanities Curriculum Specialist
  • Social Sciences Teacher with Mathematics Focus
  • Teacher Trainer/Professional Development Specialist
  • Secondary School Instructional Coordinator - Mathematics and Humanities/Social Sciences
  • Integrated Humanities and Mathematics Education Instructor

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