How to Apply
Primary teachers are vital in helping children build strong foundations and confidence in their learning. UWA is committed to producing graduates of the highest calibre who provide inspired teaching and visionary educational leadership into the future. You can pursue a Master of Teaching (Primary) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with at least one year relevant to one or more learning areas in the primary school curriculum. Studying teaching at UWA enables you to work at schools in Australia and overseas.
You can pursue a Master of Teaching (Primary) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree in any discipline. Studying teaching at UWA enables you to work at schools in Australia and overseas and in centre-based early childhood education and care settings.
Pathways for mature-age students
The Master of Teaching (Primary) is accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRB), formerly known as the Western Australian College of Teaching, or WACOT. Graduates are eligible to register with TRB and this entitles them to be legally employed as a teacher in a Western Australian school.
Direct Pathways for high school leavers
- BA + MTeach (Primary)
- BBiomedSc + MTeach (Primary)
- BCom + MTeach (Primary)
- BSc + MTeach (Primary)
- BPhil (Hons) + MTeach (Primary)
- ATAR only (subject to meeting prerequisites)
- Any major relevant to one or more learning areas in the primary school curriculum. Speak with a Future Student Adviser to ensure you have selected an appropriate major/s.
- Completion of a UWA bachelor’s degree with a WAM of 60 and appropriate prerequisite units as advised by the Faculty.
 This pathway is also available through the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours). Students taking this pathway require an ATAR of 98.00.
 Bachelor of Philosophy students will take an additional year to complete this pathway.