Undergraduate - Education
Get future ready
To become an expert educator, you need to learn from experts. Macquarie’s teacher education is among the best in the state (QS Rankings 2016), while we’re also one of the only Australian universities to offer specialisations in maths and science at the primary level and specialised STEM placements in schools.
With our innovative 5Rs framework (Resilience, Reflexive practice, Responsiveness, Readiness and Research-engaged) and our courses being being grounded in interdisciplinary research, you will be supported to develop into a professional, highly skilled and reflective educators.
If you want to change lives and inspire young minds, apply today. Find out more below.
Discover the Macquarie difference
You’ll be taught by former teachers, educational psychologists and passionate experts in education, with years of hands-on experience to share. To ensure you have the most up-to-date information in areas like science, maths and English, we also have subject matter experts teaching you how to teach in the classroom.
Through our world-renowned Mia Mia Child and Family Study Centre – long day care for the community – with observation and research opportunities – and MUSEC – on-campus school for children with special learning needs – you will learn teaching strategies and techniques to better engage your students and improve their learning outcomes.
Learning to become an effective teacher can be challenging. At Macquarie, you’ll undertake professional experience at the same time as your on-campus studies, helping you to understand the connection between theory and practice and giving you maximum support on your journey to becoming a teacher.
You’ll work in a school for up to 120 days* over the course of your degree, guided and mentored by a supervising teacher as you implement the strategies and techniques you have learned in your course. You can also take practical placements with a particular focus – such as STEM-specific or regional placements – to suit your interests and plans for the future.
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*Depending on the degree you choose
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