Study a double degree in secondary teaching and science at the University of Newcastle and shape your students' scientific minds.

Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Science

Why study with us?

Study teaching at the University of Newcastle

Study secondary teaching and science at the University of Newcastle and pursue a career that inspires inquisitive young minds. 

Science teachers are in high demand across the education sector. They are highly skilled and knowledgeable educators that guide students through a set of related processes for observing, experimenting, describing, classifying and analysing phenomena. With the results of these activities, science teachers help students construct useful explanations of how things work.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science at the University of Newcastle develops graduates who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in teaching.

The School of Education at the University of Newcastle is the largest provider of on-campus initial teacher education in Australia. Our 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 Science degree will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers.

What you will study