Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification).
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.
You must submit a personal statement addressing:
- your reasons for wanting to study this course
- your motivation to teach
- your strong interpersonal and communication skills
- your willingness to learn
- your resilience, self-efficacy and conscientiousness
- your organisational and planning skills.
Working with children check
Applicants will be required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC). Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this course.
Literacy and Numeracy Test
Enrolled students are required to complete the Literacy and Numeracy test in their first year of study.
Students are allowed a maximum of three attempts and the test must be passed by the end of the second year of enrolment in order to graduate from the program. Students who do not pass the test will have access to counselling and support services.
The literacy and numeracy test costs $185 (per attempt) and is mandated by the Federal Government and will be administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 70% average.
For information on international qualifications and corresponding entry requirements that are equivalent to an Australian Year 12, see the Entry requirements by country web page.
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post-secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
VCE Units 1 and 2 in General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (CAS) or VCE Units 3 and 4 in Mathematics (any), with a study score of at least 20.
If successful, you will be required to complete a Working with Children Check prior to commencing the degree.
Literacy and Numeracy Test
Enrolled students are required to complete a literacy and numeracy test in their first year of study. Students are allowed a maximum of three attempts and the test must be passed by the end of the second year of enrolment in order to graduate from the course. Counselling and support for those failing the test will be available. The literacy and numeracy test costs $185 (per attempt). It is mandated by the Federal Government and will be administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). For more information please see https://teacheredtest.acer.edu.au/
Statement: You are highly recommended to submit a personal statement addressing your reasons for wanting to study this course, your motivation to teach, your strong interpersonal and communication skills, your willingness to learn, your resilience, self-efficacy and conscientiousness and your organisational and planning skills.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 580 (TWE 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 92 (with minimum of 20 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.
Can I complete this program?
In order to complete this program, students are required to meet the inherent requirements.
About inherent requirements
This information is provided to inform you about:
- the types of activities which you may reasonably expect to undertake throughout your program
- the non-academic abilities you may need for these activities.
The description of inherent requirements below will help you to:
- understand more about each program
- determine if you may need support during your program
- make an informed decision about the suitability of various programs
If there are any activities outlined which may be difficult for you to undertake, please discuss this with your program co-ordinator, program manager or the Disability Liaison Unit.
RMIT is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion. We support students with a disability, long term illness and/or mental health condition by making reasonable adjustments to our teaching and learning, assessment, professional experience and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activities to enable students to participate fully.
In order to receive adjustments, you need to register with the Disability Liaison Unit (DLU).
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.