Bachelor of Education (Secondary Music)
(WITHDRAWN)
University of New England - Online

Course outline

Teaching is a rewarding career choice for those who enjoy being part of children’s development. The professional skills learned will be valued by the community and will bring teachers into contact with people of all ages. Teachers are members of one of the largest professions of our society. The degree will give students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become a successful secondary teacher. Students are encouraged to be independent learners who are able to adapt efficiently and constructively to meet the changes which occur in the teaching profession. The Music component of this course is offered in fully online mode only, giving students flexibility with regard to location and when they can study and access course materials. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.

Note

This course is accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA).

Other requirements

The course includes 70 days of supervised school experience in block placements of four to six weeks and 10 days of online professional experience. Students must complete a number of requirements prior to undertaking a professional experience placement; refer to institution for details. In Queensland, a Blue Card is required. Teacher education students must pass the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students before their final-year professional experience placement; visit Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students Fact Sheet for more information. Students must also complete a Teaching Performance Assessment during the final professional experience placement.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Teaching Personal Statement; Audition

Additional entry requirements

Auditions are processed entirely online. For more information, visit une.edu.au/current-students/resources/academic-schools/school-of-arts/undergraduate-and-postgraduate-study/future- students/music-audition. Contact the University for more information about the Teaching Personal Statement. Applicants from a non-English speaking background including Australian citizens are advised that this course has a higher English language requirement than many UNE courses. Refer to une.edu.au/study/international/eligibility/english-language-requirements for information on how to meet these requirements. .

Recommended study
Music Extension
Assumed knowledge

English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; performance standard equivalent to AMEB Grade 6; Music theory standard equivalent to AMEB Grade 4

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Specialisations

Music, Drama, English, Software Design and Development, Information Processes and Technology, Languages [Chinese, French, German, Indonesia, Italian, Japanese, Spanish], Mathematics, Society and Culture, Ancient History, Modern History

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Upon graduation from the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Music) you’ll be equipped with new future proof teaching and critical thinking skills, ready to adapt to the rapidly-changing education field. And by qualifying to teach an additional subject of your choice, you’ll gain a competitive career edge. Some of your options include:  

secondary teacher
 school management
 human resources
 educational research.

Course Code
666932
Start Date
Feb 2023
Jun 2023
Fee
CSP/$6440 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
New England and North West NSW