A recognised three-year Bachelor degree which meets the prerequisites for their selected teaching methods/specialisation/s.
These prerequisites normally involve at least a major (three consecutive years of study, usually six courses) in the main teaching specialisation, and a minor (two years of study, usually four courses) in the second teaching specialisation.
Additional WAM requirement: Entry into the Master of Teaching (Secondary) requires a WAM of 60 or higher.
IMPORTANT: All students must qualify in one or more first teaching areas and, depending on prior study, may be eligible to qualify in two first teaching areas or a first and up to two additional teaching areas.
First Teaching Area requirements: A sequence of at least six units in a specialist teaching area equivalent to 0.75 EFT (i.e. for UNSW graduates 36 UoC), at AQF Level 7 (undergraduate bachelor level), studied over three levels or years with at least 2 of these units at Level (Year) 3 or above and no more than two units at Level (Year) 1, or the equivalent at the postgraduate level.
Note: Music and Visual Arts can only be taken as a first teaching area.
Additional Teaching Area Requirements: A sequence of at least four units in a specialist teaching area equivalent to 0.50 EFT (i.e. for UNSW graduates 24 UoC), at AQF Level 7 (undergraduate bachelor level), studied over two levels or years with at least 2 of these units at Level (Year) 2 or above and no more than two units at Level (Year) 1, or the equivalent at the postgraduate level.
You must meet certain subject content requirements to be eligible to teach in the specialisation of your choice. Find out more about the subject content requirements for specialisations.
Additional English language requirements: A very high level of competence in spoken and written English is required equivalent to a Band 5 in HSC English Advanced, Standard English or English as a Second Language, or an overall IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening and a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, or the equivalent.