Course overview

This course has intakes in term 1 and term 3. View Key Dates for upcoming terms, application dates and important deadlines.

Full-time duration Part-time duration Total course fee*
N/A 6 months A$6,696

*The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum.

Upcoming terms

Drawing on the pioneering research and insights from the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education and leading education researcher John Hattie, the Clinical Teaching program is the only course of its kind in Australia.

This program will give you an introduction to the latest evidence-based teaching methods. You will gain skills in student assessment and observation and improve the quality of your teaching.

By successfully completing this course you may be eligible for credit toward the Master of Education in Evidence-Based Teaching.

Course aims

Using the latest educational research, you will learn the key theories around how students learn in order for you to accurately identify and address their learning needs. You will also generate, interpret and evaluate various forms of student data to plan appropriate interventions that support student growth.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for teachers who are committed to advancing their practice in early childhood, primary and secondary school settings.

Career outcomes

The Clinical Teaching philosophy is a progressive way of thinking about education and learning that develops a new class of teacher; and an educator whose ability to evaluate data and draw upon research can make an immediate impact on the learning and development outcomes of their students.

What you will learn

Who you will learn from

Your online learning experience is enriched by interaction with lecturers and your fellow classmates. You can expect input and feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as regular real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students.

Find out more about the University of Melbourne online learning experience.

  • Dr Suzanne Rice
    Dr Suzanne Rice, Senior Lecturer & Course Coordinator, Master of Clinical Teaching
  • Professor Lorraine Graham
    Professor Lorraine Graham, Professor of Learning Intervention, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Mr Guy Logan
    Mr Guy Logan, Lecturer and Researcher, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Ms Catherine Reid
    Ms Catherine Reid, Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Ms Narelle English
    Ms Narelle English, Lecturer and Research Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Professor John Hattie
    Professor John Hattie, Researcher, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Sharon Klieve
    Sharon Klieve, Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Catherine Meakin
    Catherine Meakin, Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Gosia Klatt
    Gosia Klatt, Senior Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education

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Contact student support

You can talk with a dedicated online student support consultant via the chat function at the bottom right of this page or connect through by phone. Alternatively, click on the Enquire Now tab below and fill out the form to find out about key details relating to this program, including:

  • Entry requirements
  • Time commitment required for each subject
  • Fees and payment options.

Phone: + 61 3 8344 0149
Email: continuing-education@unimelb.edu.au
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST/AEDT
Weekends and University of Melbourne observed Public Holidays 10am to 5pm AEST/AEDT.