In addition to the attachments required in the application form applicants who are not graduates of this University must submit an original transcript or certified copy of their academic record for all tertiary qualifications to date.
The two-year Master of Teaching (Music) will train graduates of music in the skills and knowledge required for teaching classroom music at primary and secondary levels.
The Master of Teaching (Music) will provide you with the necessary skills to operate as a multi-skilled and versatile professional music educator across early childhood, primary and secondary settings. In addition, the course includes the study of instrumental / vocal teaching practices that will equip you for studio music teaching. It covers essential music educator competencies such as:
Offered in collaboration with the Graduate School of Education, the course will ensure students are prepared for entering the workforce, with a focus on relevant developmental, pedagogical and curriculum issues and national standards for graduate teachers.
Graduates from this course will be qualified to teach classroom music at primary and secondary levels.
Admission to the Master of Teaching (Music) requires:
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree majoring in Music Studies and Specialist Music Studies at a satisfactory level (minimum requirement WAM of 65) or an equivalent Bachelor of Music or BA degree
English language competence
All students are required to demonstrate that they fulfil Graduate School of Education professional English language competence for teachers before beginning in-school professional practice. This is the case even if English is your first language.
International applicants must provide evidence of English language competence equivalent to an IELTS score of 7.5 with no band lower than 7.0 in any of the four skills areas and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening, either on entry to or on graduation from the program.
Working with children and criminal record checks
A National Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Clearance are required for all accredited teacher education courses. International students may be required to obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin.