Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Christian Heritage College - Carindale

Course outline

This online or on-campus course prepares you for the full range of Secondary years teaching (Years 7-12) in two teaching areas, with a strong focus on building academic capacity, personal development and a love of learning within students. This combined degree offers a humanities-based major and other subject minor in content specialisation, blended with a full range of educational, curriculum and pedagogical studies infused with value-rich Christian perspectives. Extensive professional experience placements are available across all education sectors and localities within Australia. Our aim is to develop you into an inspirational and transformative educator.


Modes of study can be combined. Contact CHC for information.


Biblical studies; drama; English; history. Contact CHC for other majors available via cross-institutional study.

Fee notes

The fees listed are for 2022. Fees for 2023 are to be advised. Actual study cost will be determined by unit field of education.

Other requirements

Students complete 110 days of supervised practicum during the course. Students may have to travel and incur costs associated with travel and accommodation. Students are generally placed in Brisbane and south-east Queensland, although placements are available further afield. Students experience at least one placement outside Brisbane and are encouraged to consider rural placements. A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. Students must undertake and meet the benchmark for the Personal Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Educators (LANTITE) prior to graduation.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website. With regards to teaching areas, applicants must nominate one major and one specialisation (minor) from the areas of study. The minor selected cannot be the same area as the major. It is highly desirable that applicants select teaching areas that they have successfully studied in their Senior schooling.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Minors: accounting; biblical studies; business; drama; English; health and physical education; history; mathematics; science; psychology.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Teaching in two teaching areas from Years 7-12 in Christian, independent and government schools, administrator in education, other training contexts.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$3,920 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time, External
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time or 4 years External or 8 years External