Teachers Training courses

Charles Darwin University

Master Of Teaching (stch01) in Charles Darwin University

  • Duration : Jul/Nov/Mar
  • Intake : Full Time- 2 years
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 26,760 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 79
  • PTE : 58

About Master Of Teaching (stch01) in Charles Darwin University

The Master of Teaching complements your non-education bachelor degree, helping you move into the teaching field.

This course prepares you to work in a diverse range of services for the education and care of children from birth to year 7 (early childhood and primary); or for primary school teaching from transition to year 7 (primary); or for secondary school teaching from up to year 12 (secondary), depending on the stream selected.

This course prepares you for new and changing roles as an educator and it ensures:

You have continuing awareness of the environmental and cultural influences on teaching and learning.

You understand the needs of learners and communities with diverse linguistic and cultural orientations, including Indigenous learners at a postgraduate level.

As a teacher, you will possess levels of personal literacy and numeracy broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the Australian population. This course provides for teacher registration in all states and territories in Australia.

Course Structure

This course comprises various core units and specialist elective units based upon different streams:

a) Early childhood and primary stream: 14 core units and 2 specialized electives,

b) Primary stream: 14 core units and 2 specialized electives, and

c) Secondary stream: 10 core units and 6 specialized electives.

Career Opportunities

Graduating from this course prepares you to teach in early childhood, primary or secondary school settings or work in associated educational areas such as:

Curriculum development

Educational planning

Educational research

Policy development

Early Childhood and Primary Teaching: Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor degree or equivalent in either early childhood, primary or an area relevant to early childhood/primary curriculum, such as art, music, technologies, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences.

Primary Teaching: Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor degree or equivalent with at least one year equivalent full time in an area relevant to primary curriculum, such as art, music, technologies, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences.

Secondary Teaching: Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor degree or equivalent comprising of a major sequence and minor a sequence in two of the following secondary teaching areas: English, legal studies, Indigenous studies, accounting, business studies, economics, geography, history, mathematics, languages other than English, music, technologies, visual arts, chemistry, biology/ecology, environmental science, physics and health education.

IELTS Academic Module - A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.5; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency - A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass and 65% in Academic English 3 with a 65% pass in the research essay;

PTE Academic module - A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50;

TOEFL (iBT) - A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.

Charles Darwin University Highlights

Type Public
Campus setting Urban
Establishment year 2003
Location Darwin, Northern Territory
Number of campuses 5
Annual Endowment 301 Million AUD
Academic staff 580
Total students 20124
International students 17.5%
Graduate Employment 83.39%
Mode of program On campus/ Online/ Full time/ Part time

Charles Darwin University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

  • The tuition charge for each course and living expenses are included in the cost of attendance for students at Charles Darwin University.
  • The cost of living for a person studying in Australia on a student visa is estimated by the Department of Home Affairs to be 21,041 AUD.

For reference, the cost breakdown is shown below:

Program Tuition Fee per year
Bachelor’s degree 25,328 – 33,480 AUD
Master’s degree 28,104 - 34,680 AUD
Undergraduate associate degree 29,616 – 33,480 AUD
Undergraduate diploma 26,968 – 29,616 AUD
Graduate associate degree 25,328 – 28,104 AUD
Graduate diploma 32760 AUD
  • For college students in Darwin and Sydney, the cost of living may be different. Below is an estimate for both places as a guide:
Expense Cost in Darwin (per week) Cost in Sydney (per week)
Food and groceries 80-280 AUD 80-280 AUD
Gas and electricity 35-140 AUD 35-140 AUD
Phone and Internet 20-55 AUD 20-55 AUD
Transportation 7 AUD 30-55 AUD
Car (if owned by students) 150-260 AUD 150-260 AUD
Entertainment expenses 80-150 AUD 80-150 AUD
Accommodation expenses 175-227.50 AUD 283-750 AUD


Know more about Studying in Australia

Tuition Fees in Australia (1st Year Average) BE/Btech: AUD 29109 | MBA: AUD 35139 | MS: AUD 36803 | BBA: AUD 28693 | MEng: AUD 39298 | BSc: AUD 34307 | MIM: AUD 39298 | MFin: AUD 35347 | MArch: AUD 37218 | BHM: AUD 28693 | MIS: AUD 35347 | MEM: AUD 43040
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Australia AUD 1680 Per Month Approx
Entrance Exams in Australia TOEFL: 77 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 57 | GRE: 300 | GMAT: 600
Work and Study in Australia Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in Australia 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in Australia AUD 620
Student Visa in Australia The subclasses for the visa were reduced to two from the eight for convenience. The two visa subclasses are Subclass 500 (for students) and Subclass 590 (For Student Guardian).
Intakes in Australia There are Two Main Intakes in Australia: February and July.
Top Job Sectors in Australia Health Care and Social Assiastance, Construction, Education, Manufacturing, Public Administration and Safety, Transport & Logistics, etc.
Economy in Australia 1.7% (2019e) 2.3% (2020e), 10th Largest in the World by Nominal
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 26,760


$ 26,760

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