Master in Lehramt

Masterstudium in Lehramt und Erziehungswissenschaften

Der Studienbereich Education umfasst sowohl die klassische Ausbildung zur Lehrkraft an Schulen als auch die theoretische Auseinandersetzung mit den Erziehungswissenschaften. Du lernst didaktische Prinzipien und Theorien sowie fachliche Kenntnisse in den gewählten Spezialisierungen. Diese sind gemäß den Alterszielgruppen festgelegt. In Australien und Neuseeland unterscheiden Universitäten auf Masterlevel zwischen dem Master of Education und dem Master of Teaching.
Der Master of Education richtet sich an Studierende, die bereits eine Qualifikation als Lehrkraft erlangt haben. Sie können sich auf ihrem Gebiet weiter spezialisieren oder eine höhere berufliche Position erlangen. Dieser Studiengang ist keine Ausbildung zur Lehrkraft. 

Wenn du als Lehrer:in arbeiten möchten, solltest du dir den Master of Teaching genauer anschauen.
Diese Fachrichtung qualifiziert zur Ausübung von Lehrtätigkeiten für verschiedene Altersklassen. Master of Teaching bauen in der Regel auf fachfremde Bachelor auf und geben den Absolvent:innen die nötigen didaktischen Fähigkeiten für einen Einstieg in Lehrberufe an die Hand.


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Universität:James Cook University
Campus:Townsville, Cairns
Dauer:2 Years
Fachfremd möglich:Yes (AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline other than Social Work that includes a minimum of 1 year full-time study in social and behavioural sciences; or equivalent)
Kosten:61.920 AUD
Stipendien:Scholarships for international students

Enhance your current qualifications and gain the critical skills to improve the lives of others, working towards creating a just and equitable society. This specialist post-graduate course is designed by JCU to give you valuable opportunities to network and gain practical professional experience in social welfare agencies, both in Australia and overseas.

Acquire valuable hands-on experience working with individuals, families, groups and communities through on-campus classes and/or residential workshops. JCU’s world-class lecturers provide consistent support and regular feedback to help you get the most out of your learning experience.

Students complete a series of essential core subjects, tailored to the unique and complex challenges of social work. Subjects consider global issues and international perspectives with those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Universität:Charles Darwin University
Dauer:2 Years
Fachfremd möglich:Yes, but student must have 8 units of behavioral or social science (1 year of study) as part of study background and/or work experience in this field to qualify,
Kosten:31.000 AUD per year for 2022 Year (subject to change)

The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work as an accredited social work practitioner.

You will learn to work with individuals, families, groups and communities to create positive change. You will gain specific practical skills for working effectively and safely in situations where resources are limited, including remote and regional locations.

During the course, you will receive support and access to a broad and coherent body of knowledge in a range of contexts, at a master's degree level.

Course themes include multidisciplinary and intercultural practice, social justice, research and advocacy, and working in virtual contexts.

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Stipendien:Vice-Chancellor's International High Achiever Scholarship,
CDU Global Excellence Scholarship,
CDU Global Leader Scholarship
CRICOS Code:0101380
Universität:RMIT University
Dauer:4 Semesters
Fachfremd möglich:


Kosten:67.200 AUD
Kurzbeschreibung:Social workers promote human wellbeing and foster social inclusion. They mobilise the forces of individuals, the community, and state organisations to transform lives and create lasting and meaningful social change.
RMIT has been teaching social work for over 40 years, and our programs continue to reflect up-to-date ideas about social work and its place in a changing world.
Our graduates are resilient, outspoken members of society who advocate a fairer world for all.
Field education forms a large component of the social work course. You'll undertake 140 days of work placements within human and community service organisations.
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Universität:University of Western Australia
Dauer:2 years
Forschungsanteil:Yes - optional
Fachfremd möglich:


Kosten:66.600 AUD (based on 2022 fees)
Finanzierung:Global Excellence Scholarship

The course is led by highly qualified, experienced, research-active and accessible experts in the field, with strong ties to the profession and community services and you will benefit from our research-led teaching, based on up-to-date data allowing you to apply the most relevant theory to your social work practice.

The Master of Social Work is the most established Masters course in WA, with Social Work being first taught at UWA in 1965 and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Additional Content:Youtube: Master of Social Work
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CRICOS Code:065091K
Universität:Macquarie University
Campus:Sydney, North Ryde
Dauer:2 years
Fachfremd möglich:Yes (but must meet subject content knowledge requirements or recognised equivalent)
Kosten:32.800 AUD (minus 10.000 AUD if European) per year
Stipendien:Early acceptance scholarship
Kurzbeschreibung:Key features
•    Study at a Uni that’s at the forefront of technology in education
•    Undertake a tech-backed degree that’s focused on diversity, inclusive education, and critical and creative thinking in education.
•    Be mentored by classroom teachers in practice
•    Undertake professional experience placements with our broad network of partner schools.
•    Develop key knowledge and strategies for your teaching career
•    Receive individual guidance from our academic staff who are leaders in educational research and classroom practice.
•    Access ongoing professional learning after you graduate
•    Access cutting-edge professional development through our Academy of Continuing Professional Development in Education.
Additional Content:Youtube Video: Become an accredited teacher
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Universität:University of South Australia
Dauer:4 Semesters
Fachfremd möglich:No
Kosten:63.800 AUD (total program cost)
Stipendien:International Merit Scholarship

This industry-relevant degree is for students who have already completed a bachelor degree and would like to increase their employment prospects with a teaching qualification specialising in secondary education. The curriculum is solely focused on the education of children at Highschool level. Other Master degree programs at UniSA offer curriculum for the education of younger children.

Practical learning is a major component and you will complete 60 days of professional experience placements, starting in the first year.


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Weitere Infos:Youtube Video: Master of Education Graduate - Emil Zankov
CRICOS Code:077217B
Universität:Monash University
Dauer:4 Semesters
Fachfremd möglich:Yes
Kosten:34.900 AUD per annum
Stipendien:Monash International Study Grant

At Monash, we foster the urge to teach. To share expertise and inspire future generations. Whether you’re coming straight from prior studies, or at a turning point in your career, this degree is your fast-track to becoming a leading educator.

This degree is designed to meet the priorities and needs of modern teaching. Through studying contemporary ideas, practices and policies, you’ll build the skills and knowledge to become a research-driven leader with the ability to bring out the best in young people from a diversity of backgrounds.
Led by some of the brightest educators in Australia, you’ll have opportunities to turn theory into practice with professional work experience in urban, rural and global locations such as China, the Cook Islands, Hong Kong, Italy, the UK and UAE.


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Weitere Infos:Youtube Video: Master of Teaching
CRICOS Code:083045M


Für die Zulassung zum Master of Education benötigst du in der Regel einen mindestens vierjähriger Bachelorabschluss in Erziehungswissenschaften. Dazu zählt auch ein abgeschlossenes Staatsexamen. 
Für die Zulassung zum Master of Teaching wird meist ein dreijähriger Bachelor verlangt. Dieser Bachelor kann in einem fachfremden Bereich sein (z.B. Physik, Englisch, Mathematik, Musik).


Im Fachbereich Education können die Schwerpunkte den bereits gewählten Bereich vertiefen. Der Master of Teaching soll auf das Unterrichten bestimmter Gruppen vorbereiten und hat daher weniger fachspezifische Spezialisierungen.
Zu den möglichen Spezialisierungen gehören unter anderem:

  • Arts Education
  • Assessment and Pedagogy
  • Equity, Diversity and Social Change
  • Leadership and Management
  • Literacy Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Policy in a Global Contect
  • Science Education
  • Student Wellbeing
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • TESOL Education
  • Adult Education



Master in Education/Teaching: 1-2 Jahre (2-4 Semester/Trimester)

Abschluss und Karrieremöglichkeiten

Während der Master of Teaching in der Regel als Zugang zum Lehrberuf genutzt wird, gibt es für einen Abschluss in Education noch viele weitere Einsatzmöglichkeiten:

  • Lehrberufe, Lehramt
  • Erwachsenenbildung
  • Administration von Bildungsstätten
  • Bildungsministerien
  • Ausbildung von Lehrkräften
  • Universitäten
  • Forschung

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