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Approved teacher education programs 

 

Please note: Under the new Australian accreditation standards, graduate entry initial teacher education programs must be a minimum of TWO years full-time equivalent. Although Victorian higher education providers will continue to offer one-year graduate entry programs until 2016, from 2017 they will only offer two-year graduate entry initial teacher education programs.

All programs approved under the Australian accreditation standards are marked with #

One-year graduate entry initial teacher education qualifications (plus a three-year undergraduate degree) WILL CONTINUE to be accepted by the Institute for the purposes of teacher registration into the foreseeable future.

The following is a list of initial teacher education programs which are specifically approved for teacher registration in Victoria.

Approved programs that no longer accept enrolments are not listed.

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Deakin University
  • Federation University Australia (formerly University of Ballarat)
  • Holmesglen TAFE
  • La Trobe University
  • Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly NMIT)
  • Monash University
  • RMIT University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Tabor College
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Victoria University

     

    Other initial teacher education programs that may also be accepted by the Institute for the purposes of teacher education.

  • AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

    Ballarat campus (Aquinas)

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) - 4 year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #       

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. 

    Melbourne campus (St Patrick's)                                                                                        

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #        

    Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria.        

    Bachelor of Teaching (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria.  

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria          

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria                         

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria  

    Online                                                                                                                                                 

    Master of Teaching (Early Years) – 2 year postgraduate program approved under the Australian accreditation standards for primary teaching in Victoria #

    # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards                 

    ACU National Faculty of Education website          

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    DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

    Geelong campus (Waurn Ponds)

    Master of Applied Learning and Teaching - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for secondary teaching #

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved  for primary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway approved for teaching to Year 10.

    Bachelor of Health and Physical Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria.

    Institute of Koorie Education

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway approved for teaching to Year 10.

    Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts - 4-year undergraduate  program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Melbourne campus (Burwood)

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for primary teaching. Offered full time over 1.5 years. #

    Master of Teaching (Primary and Early Childhood) - 1.5-year graduate-entry program approved for primary teaching. #

    Master of Teaching (Primary and Secondary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for primary and secondary teaching. #

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for secondary teaching. #

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway approved for teaching to Year 10. 

    Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts - 4-year undergraduate  program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Teaching (Science)/Bachelor of Science - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Health and Physical Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Warrnambool campus

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway approved for teaching to Year 10.

    Off campus

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for primary teaching. Offered part time over 4 years #

    Master of Teaching (Primary and Early Childhood) - 1.5-year graduate-entry program approved for primary teaching. Offered part time over 4 years #

    Master of Teaching (Primary and Secondary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for primary and secondary teaching. Offered part time over 4 years #

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for secondary teaching. Offered part time over 4 years #

    Master of Teaching (Teach for Australia) - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for secondary teaching. Offered as an in-school program over 3 years #

     # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards

    Deakin University School of Education website 

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    FEDERATION UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA (formerly UNIVERSITY OF BALLARAT)

    Gippsland campus (Churchill)

    Bachelor of Primary Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences/Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year postgraduate program completed over 1.5 years approved for secondary teaching in Victoria. #

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2 -year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.    

    Melbourne Institute of Technology Lonsdale Street campus

    Bachelor of Education (P-6) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    Mount Helen campus

    Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences/Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduated as secondary teachers # 

    Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers # 

    Bachelor of Health and Physical Education - 4-year equivalent undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria.# 

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year equivalent graduate entry program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria. This program is available in accelerated mode over 1.5 years.# 

    Bachelor of Education (P-6) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    Bachelor of Education (P-10) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway for teaching to Year 10.

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards
     

    Federation University Australia School of Education and Arts website

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    HOLMESGLEN TAFE

    City campus

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    Waverley campus

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE Alexandra Hills campus (Queensland)

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria

    Holmesglen TAFE website

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    LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

    Albury-Wodonga campus

    Graduate Diploma in Technology Education - 2-year postgraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Graduate Diploma in Teaching (P-12) – 1.5 year postgraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria. This program is an exit program from the Master of Teaching (P-12) program and is completed intensively over one year.

    Master of Teaching (P-12) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria. This program is completed full time intensive over 1.5 years. 

    Bendigo campus

    Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has four optional pathways: a pathway approved for primary teaching, a pathway approved for primary and special education teaching, a pathway approved for primary and middle years teaching and a pathway approved for primary and secondary teaching. An honours pathway is also available in the primary and primary/secondary pathway. #

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2 year full time equivalent graduate entry program approved for primary teaching and studied over 1.5 calendar years. #

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2 year full time equivalent graduate entry program approved for secondary teaching and studied over 1.5 calendar years. #

    Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional pathway approved for teaching Special Education.

    Bachelor of Physical and Health Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Physical and Outdoor Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Graduate Diploma in Technology Education - 2-year Postgraduate  program  approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Bundoora campus

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2 year full time equivalent graduate entry program approved for primary teaching and studied over 1.5 calendar years. #

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2 year full time equivalent graduate entry program approved for secondary teaching and studied over 1.5 calendar years. #.  

    Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria. This program is also designed to prepare graduates to undertake student wellbeing roles in schools.

    Graduate Diploma in Technology Education - 2-year postgraduate  program  approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Mildura campus

    Bachelor of Education - 4-year undergraduate program for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has four optional pathways: a pathway approved for primary teaching, a pathway approved for primary and special education teaching, a pathway approved for primary and middle years teaching and a pathway approved for primary and secondary teaching. An honours pathway is also available in the primary and primary/secondary pathway. #

    Graduate Diploma in Technology Education - 2-year postgraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    Shepparton campus

    Graduate Diploma in Education (Middle Years) - 1-year postgraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria

    La Trobe University Faculty of Education website

    #= approved under the Australian accreditation standards

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    MELBOURNE POLYTECHNIC (Formerly NMIT TAFE)

    Preston campus

    Bachelor of Education (Early Years) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria

    Melbourne Polytechnic website

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    MONASH UNIVERSITY

    Berwick campus

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Years and Primary Education -  4-year program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary and Secondary Education - 4-year program approved for preparing graduates as

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary and Secondary Special Education - 4-year program approved for preparing graduates as primary, secondary and special education teachers.

    Clayton campus

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education / Bachelor or Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education / Bachelor of Science - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education / Bachelor of Visual Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education / Bachelor or Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education / Bachelor of Commerce - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education / Bachelor of Music - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education / Bachelor of Science - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education / Bachelor of Visual Arts - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as secondary teachers #

    Peninsula campus

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Years and Primary Education -  4-year program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education - 4-year undergraduate program approved for preparing graduates as primary teachers #

    # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards 

    Monash University Education Faculty website

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    RMIT UNIVERSITY

    Brunswick campus

    Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #

    Bundoora campus

    Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #

    Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood Education) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #

    Bachelor of Education (Primary Education and Disability Studies) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #

    Master of Teaching Practice (Primary) - 2-year graduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria #

    Master of Teaching Practice (Secondary) - 2-year graduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria  # 

    Bachelor of Applied Science (Health and Physical Education) - 4-year undergraduate program approved  for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria.

    #= approved under the Australian accreditation standards

    RMIT University School of Education website

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    SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

    Hawthorn campus

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. # 

    Wantirna campus

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. # 

    Off campus

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program is offered through Swinburne Online. #

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program is offered through Swinburne Online. #

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year full-time equivalent postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program is offered through Swinburne Online.

    Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary) – 1.5-year full-time equivalent postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.  This program is offered through Swinburne Online.

    #= approved under the Australian accreditation standards

    Swinburne Online website

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    TABOR COLLEGE

    Mulgrave campus

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) - 4 year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.#

    Bachelor of Education (Secondary) - 4 year undergraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria.#

    Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary) - 1-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria.

    #= approved under the Australian accreditation standards

    Tabor College School of Education website

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

    Queensberry Street campus (Parkville)

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship - 2-year graduate-entry program approved for secondary teaching, completed in schools over 3 years of study. #

    Master of Teaching (Early Years) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program may be completed over 1.5 years accelerated full time or 2.5 years reduced load full time.

    Master of Teaching (Primary) - 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program includes an internship in the final semester.

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) - 2-year postgraduate program completed over 1.5 years approved for secondary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) exit point which may be taken after 12 months of full-time study.

    Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) - 1.5 year full-time program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria

    # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards

    The University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education website

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    VICTORIA UNIVERSITY

    Footscray Park campus

    Bachelor of Education (P-12) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria.

    Master of Teaching (Primary) – 2-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional exit point after 1 year study of the Graduate Diploma of Primary Education. Please note that the early exit option will not be available for students enrolling in 2016.

    Graduate Diploma in Primary Teaching. 1-year postgraduate program approved for primary teaching.

    Master of Teaching (Secondary) – 2-year postgraduate program approved for secondary teaching in Victoria. This program has an optional exit point after 1 year of study of the Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education. Please note that the early exit option will not be available for students enrolling in 2016.

    Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education - 1-year postgraduate program approved for secondary teaching.

    St Albans campus

    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary teaching in Victoria. #

    Bachelor of Education (P-12) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria.

    Sunbury campus

    Bachelor of Education (P-12) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria.

    Melton campus

    Bachelor of Education (P-12) - 4-year undergraduate program approved for primary and secondary teaching in Victoria.

    # = approved under the Australian accreditation standards

     Victoria University School of Education website

     

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