Flinders University

Master of Teaching



University Location Adelaide, South Australia
City Population 1.4 million
Student Population 26,100
Int'l Student Population 5,100
Main Campus Bedford Park
Program Campus Bedford Park
Program Duration 2 years
Estimated Annual Tuition $34,000 AUD (2023 fees; subject to increase)
Semester Intake March
Next Available Intake 2025
Application Deadline No set deadline*


Inspire future generations by studying education at the university ranked number 1 for teacher quality, overall quality of educational experience, learner engagement, educational influencers, learning resources and student support. With a strong focus on industry relevance and producing high-quality teachers, Flinders Education will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a well-rounded teaching professional.


The Master of Teaching prepares graduates to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence.

Graduates who wish to teach at the primary school level can undertake a Master of Teaching (Primary R-7). The course provides you with the background necessary to apply for registration as a Primary R-7 teacher and it includes education studies, curriculum studies and professional experience. A languages strand is available if you wish to teach languages and have the necessary prerequisites in your undergraduate degree.

The study program includes an introduction to teaching and research in the education profession, researching learners and learning, and teachers as researchers as well as relationships for learning and teaching.

The study program includes an introduction to teaching and research in the education profession, researching learners and learning, and relationships for learning and teaching.

Curriculum topics will deal with understanding and developing curriculum in context in the middle years of school as well as senior years specialisations, and assessment in education.

Admission Requirements

Completed bachelor’s degree

Primary – Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution. In addition, admission is by quota, based on academic merit and a pass average or greater is required.

Secondary – Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification with topics that enable them to teach to Year 12 in at least one subject specialization and to Year 10 in a second subject specialization offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work.

Teaching capabilities statement
Applicants must complete a non-academic assessment task known as a Teaching Capabilities Statement as part of their application to demonstrate their motivation to teach, their strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, resilience, self-efficacy, and strong organizational and planning skills. This involves a short statement in response to three set questions used to demonstrate suitability for study and work in the teaching profession. Please contact OzTREKK for more information.

Admission Timeline

*While there is no set application deadline, you are encouraged to apply at least 6 months prior to the program start date.