Study a double degree in secondary teaching and arts at the University of Newcastle and graduate with a diverse skill set that will enhance your expertise.

Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Arts

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Study teaching degrees at the University of Newcastle?

A double degree in secondary teaching and arts from the University of Newcastle prepares you for a fulfilling teaching career.A good teacher can have a profound effect on a young person's outlook on education, their career aspirations and life generally. If you have a real commitment to helping young people get the most out of their education, a passion for learning and a good sense of humour, then you will find secondary teaching a truly rewarding career where you can make a difference.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts program at the University of Newcastle aims to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in teaching. Graduates of this teaching degree will be able to seek employment as 7-12 secondary teachers in and beyond the New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.

The teaching degree aims to develop graduates who are inspirational teachers with the capability to act professionally, ethically and effectively in their Secondary school destinations. They are insightful scholars that actively engage in rational enquiry into curriculum, policy and practice and they are innovative leaders that play a constructive role in public discourse on and beyond education.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts degree will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers. Graduates can also seek employment with the Department of Education and Training, Catholic education and independent school systems and in public and private schools within Australian and overseas.

What you will study