What is the difference between the Master of Teaching (Secondary) and the Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship?

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is an initial teaching training course designed to prepare students to teach at a Secondary level (ages 12–18). While the course contains placements within schools from the first semester of study, these are concentrated placements at a variety of schools rather than an ongoing internship at one school. This course is two years in length and is delivered in full-time study mode. There is also an 18-month accelerated mode option available.

The Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship is an initial teacher training course that contains an embedded internship at a single school for the duration of the course. Students are employed with a starting salary within a school for the full 2-year program and complete their studies alongside their practical experience. Admission into the course is conditional upon a successful Permission to Teach application with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

While completion of the Master of Teaching (Secondary) enables students to apply for provisional registration with the VIT, graduates from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship can apply for full registration with the VIT upon completing the course.

Visit our Master of Teaching (Secondary) Internship course page to find out more and apply.

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