Study a double degree in secondary teaching and fine arts and graduate with a world-class teaching skills and passion for your area specialisation.

Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Fine Art

Why study with us?

Teaching at the University of Newcastle


A double degree in secondary teaching and fine arts from the University of Newcastle allows you to share your unique skills and specialist knowledge with future generations.A good teacher can have a profound effect on a young person's outlook on education, their career aspirations and life. 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 teaching a truly rewarding and influential career.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art 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. Students may also select to be an accredited 7-12 history or drama teacher.

The Bachelor of teaching program 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.

When you study secondary teaching and fine arts at the University of Newcastle you will have the opportunity to integrate your passion for fine arts, history or drama  with your study program and your career, placing you in the best possible position for fulfilment throughout your working life.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art degree will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers.

What you will study