Students who wish to complete their undergraduate arts degree then pursue a Master of Teaching qualification
Students must select at least one of their Arts Majors from a wide list of subjects that are used in the school curriculum. Choose a major that is available in the degree you are currently enrolled in. These subject areas include:
Healthy Development (for teachers of Health and Human Development in Victoria)
Religious Education or Theological Studies
Business Studies, Accounting or Economics
Any Humanities (History, Geography, Politics and International Relations, Sociology, etc)
Any Creative Arts (Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Media, etc)
These subject areas can be used to gain entry to a postgraduate teaching degree in Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary teaching as they will each help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the curriculum of any school setting.
Students seeking to complete an undergraduate arts degree, then the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
It is important that you choose two subject areas (two majors or one major and one minor) that both contribute to the high school curriculum. Qualifying with two teaching areas will maximize your employment opportunities as a teacher.
Not all teaching areas are available in all states. It is important that you compare the majors and minors available in your undergraduate degree with teaching areas available in the Master of Teaching (Secondary) in your state. Note that some states require a major in a teaching area, for example, Music in Victoria; Visual Arts in NSW or Victoria. Consult the page below for a summary of this