Professional Experience Unit (PEU)
Our PEU is dedicated to ensuring you gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for a successful career in education.
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4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.
4 years full-time.
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If you believe that children are our future, we believe you are.
Maths teachers and mathematicians are in high demand. Your experience-based, high-level skills and in-depth maths education will also prepare you for employment in industries outside education.
As a secondary Maths teacher, your love of numbers can shape, guide and nurture the next generation. Hands-on study and rich practical experience will enable you to confidently teach mathematics in innovative ways.
Our graduates are work-ready, tech-savvy and innovative teachers who are also expert mathematicians with highly transferrable skills.
Become a highly skilled mathematician who is also an expert in all the maths areas necessary for a successful career in secondary teaching. You will learn to think mathematically and develop the skills needed to effectively engage your students or to work in related professions.
Apart from your core teaching studies, your expertise will include:
Our education degree in mathematics equips you with a strong foundation of teaching strategies, assessment, project-based learning and technology. You can also supplement your degree with electives in the same field of study or from other areas of interest.
We are also one of the only universities in the country where you also get an honours level qualification as part of your Teaching degree. UON graduates leverage their honours qualifications to their advantage, pursuing higher positions, competitive salaries and career progression. As part of the honours component you will complete one of two pathways.
Download a program plan for further details on what you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
Our graduates are well prepared and enjoy great employment prospects with 95% securing jobs within four months of completing their degree.
Expertise in Mathematics is a highly sough-after skill across many industries. Math teachers are also considered high demand teachers in NSW, as well as in Australia and various parts of the world.
Graduates of this degree are qualified to work as Secondary (7-12) teachers in and beyond the New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.
All our graduates complete with an honours-level qualification so you will enjoy a distinct advantage over graduates from other universities. Honours graduates are favoured by employers and sometimes pursue higher positions and salaries.
The following list provides some typical example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Teaching (Mathematics) (Honours). Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.
Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained upon completion of the Bachelor of Teaching (Mathematics) (Honours).
Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.
The Bachelor of Teaching (Mathematics) (Honours) degree at UON is accredited by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards NSW (BOSTES). Graduates will be eligible to register with BOSTES.
Practical experience is a critical component of your studies. You will complete at least three professional experience placements during your degree. This equates to approximately 90 days supervised professional experience in relevant school settings from your second to fourth years of study.
Gain more intensive work experience through ongoing volunteer opportunities in local schools through:
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