Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) (exit only)

  • Effective from: 2022
  • Approved Abbreviation: MTeach(Birth-5Yrs)
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1784
  • AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 073794A

The Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years) is an exit point on completion of 160 credit points of study selected from the 1783 - Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years) subjects as indicated in the program structure.

1783 - Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years)

Study Mode

Two years full-time.

Program Advice

Denise Fraser

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Bankstown Campus Full Time Internal See above
Bankstown Campus Part Time Internal See above

Accreditation

Master of Teaching (Birth-5 years) (exit only) is a professional early childhood teaching qualification for students possessing a recognised and relevant bachelor degree. The program is approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Graduates of this program will be registered teachers with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Teacher level.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline.  This program includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this program.  Please contact the Program Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the link below for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

Admission

This is an exit point only from Program 1783 Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years).

1783 - Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/Birth - 12 Years)

Recommended Sequence

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points which include the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below.

Start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7015 Children, Families, Communities 10
TEAC 7147 Theorising Play 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7057 Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7037 Early Learning Environments 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points160

Mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7057 Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7147 Theorising Play 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7015 Children, Families, Communities 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
TEAC 7037 Early Learning Environments 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points160

Graduates of Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) 
(40 credit points advanced standing for Theorising Play; Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership; Children, Families, Communities; Early Learning Environments) 

Start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points120

Mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points120

Start-year intake - Accelerated Pattern

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
 Credit Points50
Spring session
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points50
Summer session
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points120

Mid-year intake - Accelerated Pattern

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
TEAC 7030 Diverse Literacies 10
TEAC 7156 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future 10
TEAC 7038 Early Mathematics and Numeracy 10
TEAC 7104 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years 10
TEAC 7153 Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices 10
 Credit Points50
Summer session
TEAC 7061 Leadership and Management 10
TEAC 7022 Creative Teaching and Learning 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
TEAC 7114 Research and Professional Practice 10
TEAC 7071 Literacy in the Early Years 10
TEAC 7112 Prosocial Learning Environments 10
TEAC 7087 Practising Pedagogical Leadership 10
TEAC 7103 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years 10
 Credit Points50
 Total Credit Points120