Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Combine your passion for mathematics with the skills, knowledge and practical experiences required for teacher registration and employment. You’ll receive a thorough preparation for your teaching areas through your professional studies in education. These studies draw on practical learning and the latest research into effective teaching to ensure that you are well-equipped to teach. Study a combination of essential and specialised topics in mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra and differential equations and recent applications in coding and cryptology, mathematical physics and biology, bioinformatics and finance. Be well prepared for secondary school teaching or for training roles in business or industry. Secondary teaching is a rewarding career with specialist mathematics and science teachers in demand worldwide and throughout Australia. For more information, visit Bachelor of Mathematics/Education (Secondary) at UQ.

Majors

Applied mathematics, data analytics and operations research, mathematical physics, pure mathematics, statistics.

Other requirements

A Blue Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are required to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to graduate, and must pass the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
93.00
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.35

96.80

91.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.40

93.30

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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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

0

0

0

N/P#

0

<5*

14

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT), as well as other authorities, to teach in schools around Australia, and some worldwide. Once registered, you can work as a secondary school teacher in state or independent schools in Queensland, interstate or overseas, or undertake further study to qualify as a principal, mentor, curriculum adviser, or a guidance or career officer or head of department. Other career opportunities outside schooling include trainer, operations researcher, data analyst, statistician, financial planner, risk manager.

Membership

Queensland College of Teachers.

Course Code
714801
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP/$4190 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane