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Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) Deakin University

3.75 out of 5 from 8 reviews
Masters Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The combined course Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) prepares graduates with the attributes, discipline-specific knowledge, professional behaviours and standards required to practice as a secondary school teacher in Australia, teaching from junior secondary to VCE levels.

The course combines a postgraduate teaching qualification with undergraduate discipline studies in the Arts relevant for teaching. The fast-tracked postgraduate level of study means that graduates are ready to teach after just 4 years of study. This postgraduate level initial teacher education degree gives you the edge to get ahead in the employment market.


Anthropology, Arabic, Children's Literature, Chinese, Dance, Drama, History, Indonesian, Literary Studies, Media Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Politics and...

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Teaching and education courses at Deakin lead to a career that can make a profound and lasting contribution to the future by positively educating and influencing...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) Deakin University based on 8 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2010

Positives: Really good preparation for teaching practice. Expert teachers who currently practice running tutorials for specific subjects

Negatives: Course was a little too theory-heavy and could have provided more practical development opportunities

My advice to future students is: A good degree to pair with another deg...

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March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Ease of access, online content

Negatives: Travel time, parking

My advice to future students is: Make friendships and volunteer as much as possible

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

- tutors
- lecturers

- some of the how to teach subjects
- education subjects don’t link to things you learn on placement

My advice to future students is: Always check your course map is going in the right direction/constantly check with course advisors your on the right track

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

There is a great range of subjects
We get lots of placement and practical experience.

More needs to be conveyed in relation to dealing with students.
More needs to be addressed on classroom management.

My advice to future students is: Be sure to jump straight into your placement periods and gai...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

The positives include proficient pre service teaching experience (approximately two practicums per year), depending on your subjects, the units can be completed online, lots of choice in time tabling, and most teachers are knowledgeable and helpful.

Negatives include often only one seminar time allocated per subject, pla...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive aspects are lots of opportunities for placement

Negatives are that we don't really learn enough to be able to teach and our education units are not really helpful

My advice to future students is: To buy textbooks on classroom management and practice because uni doesn't teach you any of that

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Some of the units aren't beneficial, But the tutors and lecturers are fantastic

My advice to future students is: Start your assignments early and be organised

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - lots of teaching experience, some good lecturers/tutors, variety of units provided, some online alternatives provided.
Negative - class sizes too big, hard to find support, course size means it’s hard to make and sustain friendships, course material does not fully prepare you for practical and real world experienc...

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