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  • Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • Master of Teaching (Secondary)

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This means you're either:

  • an Australian citizen
  • a permanent resident (including permanent humanitarian visa holders), or
  • a New Zealand citizen.

If you are not one of these, please choose International student.

If you are not sure, get in touch by choosing one of the options at the bottom of this page or call 1800 275 278.

This means you’re not:

  • an Australian citizen
  • a permanent resident (including permanent humanitarian visa holders), or
  • a New Zealand citizen.

If you are one of these, please choose Domestic student instead.

If you are not sure, get in touch by choosing one of the options at the bottom of this page or call 1800 275 278.

If you plan to study on campus in Australia, visit one of our international education recruitment agents who are trained to assist you with the Charles Sturt University admissions process, applying for a student visa, and pre-departure information.

  • diploma
  • university certificate
  • associate degree or
  • bachelor's degree

This means you are:

  • starting university for the first time
  • exploring a new field and starting from undergraduate level

Undergraduate study will suit you if you:

  • have completed high school
  • have done some TAFE study or vocational training
  • are coming to university after some time away from the workforce.

This means that you want to either:

  • add a research project in an area of interest in your undergraduate degree, or
  • complete a specific course after relevant undergraduate study

If you’re a current Charles Sturt University student wanting to transfer into the honours stream of your Bachelor degree, you don’t need to complete an application here. Please contact your Course Director.

  • graduate certificate
  • graduate diploma
  • postgraduate diploma or
  • master’s degree

This means you have:

  • completed a bachelor’s degree and are exploring new or further study
  • achieved significant industry experience and want to complete specialised study

This qualification (also known as a Research Master's or Doctorate) is:

  • the highest level university qualification
  • a qualification in which you conduct your own research and document your findings as a thesis or dissertation.

Single subject study is a flexible option that lets you choose one or two subjects without committing to a full degree. You can build your subjects when it suits you and apply for them to be credited to a degree when you are ready.

Cross institutional study lets you choose subjects at Charles Sturt University that may not be offered at the uni you’re enrolled at.

Study Link has short, self-paced subjects available to help you prepare for university study and brush up on your skills in writing, mathematics, statistics or science.

This course is designed for mature aged applicants who do not meet entry requirements into their chosen course.

This course can be studied full time for one session (.5 yr) or part time over two sessions (1 yr), it is available online or on campus and is free to all domestic students.

Successful completion of the Charles Sturt University Pathway Course ensures guaranteed entry into most of our Bachelor degrees.

For further information visit our online course brochure here: https://study.csu.edu.au/courses/pathways/pathway

Master of Teaching (Primary)

Offering an advanced level of study for high-achieving students, the Master of Teaching (Primary) provides a teaching qualification in two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

If you have a strong academic record and wish to explore exciting roles in the teaching profession, Charles Sturt University's Master of Teaching (Secondary) may be ideal for you.

Congratulations. You’re now ready to apply for your postgraduate course.

  • Applying online takes around 15 minutes.
  • We will assess your application within 2-10 working days.
  • You can save your application and come back to it if necessary.

You may need to scan official documents as part of this process, such as:

  • transcripts and awards from previous study
  • proof of citizenship
  • proof of residency if you weren’t born in Australia.

This certificate is the first step in joining the NSW Police Force.

The NSW Police Force will recognise the learning currency of the UCWE for one year only!

If you believe you will not be ready to apply to the NSW Police Force within one year of completing the UCWE, you need to consider applying at a later date.

Find out more about NSW Police Recruitment.

You can apply for this degree if you have:

  • completed the University Certificate in Workforce Essentials less than three years ago
  • completed (or will soon complete) your NSW Police Force Professional Suitability Assessment

Find out more about NSW Police Recruitment.

You can only apply for this qualification if you have completed (or will soon complete) a bachelor’s degree.

If this is not the case, please select ‘Other’ from the drop-down menu to apply for another teaching degree.

You can only apply for this qualification if you are a current Charles Sturt student.

Studying online means:

  • your course content will be delivered online
  • you can interact with your teachers and other students through email, forum discussions and live tutorials
  • you can access your learning material via our online learning space

Studying on campus means:

  • your course content will be delivered in person
  • you can live at or travel to the campus where you’re studying
  • you can socialise directly with other students

Some Charles Sturt University courses allow you to experience both study modes. You can try some study on campus then transition to online learning, or vice versa.

We are one of Australia’s leading online universities, with experience in delivering outstanding distance and online education spanning 50 years.

Charles Sturt University offers more than 350 online courses across a range of fields, all with the flexibility and support you need to balance work, life and study.

Charles Sturt University has campuses in regional and metropolitan locations in Australia and partner locations across the world, so you can study in a location that works for you.

Living on campus is a great way to have everything that Charles Sturt University has to offer right on your doorstep. We have affordable accommodation packages to suit your needs.

You can transfer your course if you:

  • are a current and active Charles Sturt University student
  • have completed at least one session of study

We do not offer a transfer for the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Dental Science
  • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminal Justice.

Congratulations! You’re now ready to apply for your undergraduate course.

  • Applying online takes around 15 minutes.
  • We will assess your application within 2-10 working days.
  • You can save your application and come back to it if necessary.

You may need to scan official documents as part of this process, such as:

  • transcripts and awards from previous study
  • proof of citizenship
  • proof of residency if you weren’t born in Australia.

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Before you apply

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