Master of Primary Teaching

Are you a graduate who would like to become a primary school teacher? The program is highly flexible and will therefore suit the needs of students who have work and family commitments, with many classes taught in the evenings and on weekends.

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Key Facts



() Master of Primary Teaching

Degree Duration

2 Years :


Start Dates

February | July

Degree Overview

Completed over eighteen months of full-time study (2yr FTE), our Master of Primary Teaching is aimed at students who already hold a Bachelor’s degree but wish to gain the required skills and knowledge to become a primary school teacher. You are probably already aware of Notre Dame’s excellent reputation for producing job-ready graduates and this Master’s program is an excellent example, with students spending a total of 14 weeks working in a classroom setting.

We have designed this degree program so that you can combine your studies with existing work and family commitments. Most of the classes at our Broadway site are taught in the evenings or on weekends.

Regardless of what you studied for your Bachelor’s degree, this Master’s program provides a solid pedagogical grounding for your future career in teaching. Over the course of your studies, you will study subjects such as English, history, science, mathematics, technology and geography as well as learning the fundamentals of research methodology in Year Two.

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  • CRICOS code: 099071M
  • In addition, you will be required to enrol in and pay to sit the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE). Students must pass both the literacy and numeracy components of the test before they progress to Year Two of this program.
  • Available in Sydney only

Why Study this Degree

Graduate job-ready with industry-specific skills and knowledge

Benefit from a unique, personalised approach to education and pastoral care

Lecturers are industry professionals and leaders in their field

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University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth (CRICOS: 01032F)

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi-campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth.

Notre Dame has a strong commitment to honouring the individual,  and recognises that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents. Notre Dame believes that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.

Notre Dame has been rated 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide 2024, undergraduate and postgraduate categories for Learner Engagement, Skills Development, Graduate Salary, Full-Time Employment

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