The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
62.00
73.13 (Median SR)
62.00
73.13 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 22 Feb 2021
  • Semester 2 - 19 Jul 2021
  • Semester 1 - 22 Feb 2021
  • Semester 2 - 19 Jul 2021
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Intake in 2022
  • Intake in 2022
Fees

AUD32,175 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 7.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 7.0 (R,W), 8.0 (L,S)

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 40107
CRICOS code: 095155F

Gain a stronger competitive edge and widen your career opportunities with our secondary education degree. You will be able to choose a diverse range of study and pathway options allowing you to specialise in more than one teaching area in the creative and performing arts, humanities, physical health and personal development, technology or sciences.

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) graduates benefit from an integrated, experience-based approach to becoming skilled, knowledgeable and innovative secondary school teachers. At the same time, your studies will ensure you become a confident specialist in your chosen areas of expertise.

Teaching Areas

Specialise and diversify with up to three teaching areas – choose from 34 teaching areas and increase your knowledge, expertise and career pathways.

  • Complete one major (as your first teaching area); and
  • choose to complete one or two additional teaching area/s;
  • Extended studies are also an option in some majors: Health and Physical Education, Mathematics and Visual Arts.

To focus your studies and gain flexibility in your degree, you may combine your major (first teaching area) with additional teaching areas under any of the three streams – Humanities & Visual Arts; STEM (Science Technology, Engineering Studies and Mathematics) and Health & Physical Education.

First Teaching Areas (Majors)

You can choose to major in any of the below teaching areas, and focus your degree around one or multiple areas of interest.

Additional teaching areas are available in the below majors (first teaching area) with the exception of Computing Information Systems and Software Design; Design and Technology and Visual Arts.