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How do I become a teacher?

Teachers and educators play a crucial role in the lives of children, young people and adults.

As SA’s No. 1 ranked university for graduate careers in Education1, UniSA offers the largest range of education degrees in South Australia, giving you the opportunity to follow a career as an early childhood, primary or secondary teacher.

We offer practical experience with field-based placements in a variety of settings, including metropolitan and rural schools, starting in your first six months.

Study one of our new Honours degrees in early childhood, primary or secondary education and graduate with a competitive edge, as well as the skills and confidence to enter the classroom ready to teach.

Or, if you already have an undergraduate degree, take your career to the next level and develop your knowledge further with a Master degree in early childhood, primary or secondary education.

UniSA is an unstoppable university for unstoppable people. As one of the World’s Top Young Universities2, we’ll ensure you get the experience your future profession demands so it’ll feel like you’re studying one minute and in a career the next.

Read through the information below to find the best option for you to enter this highly satisfying and rewarding profession.

1 2019 THE Subject Rankings. 2 Ranked #26, 2019 THE Young University Rankings. Ranked #30, 2020 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50. UNSTOPPABLE ® is a Kellogg Company trade mark used under licence.

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