The Bachelor of Science prepares you for a career in science education and produces graduates with well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills in a science discipline (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science and Physics).
You explore your chosen discipline by undertaking laboratory work and you can also participate in fieldwork, depending on the selected study area. This is not a stand-alone degree, but the first part of a vertical-double degree.
You will continue your studies by undertaking the Master of Teaching (Secondary) to prepare you to teach in science and mathematics education in a secondary school setting. Education and curriculum studies complement content knowledge. Professional experience placements provide the opportunity to work in real educational settings, supervised by practising professional educators.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 87.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary) at QUT.
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A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. You must successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students to graduate.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Teaching Personal Statement
For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to the QTAC website.
If your previous studies were completed in a country other than Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America or undertaken in a language other than English you must provide evidence of English language proficiency with an IELTS overall score of 7.5 with minimum sub-scores of 8.0 in Speaking and Listening and 7.0 in Reading and Writing, obtained within two years prior to the start of the program, or the successful completion of three years full-time bachelor level study where the language of instruction is English completed in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, or the United States of America.
Incomplete education/teaching studies in Australia: successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) is not an entry requirement for this program. However, if you achieved a ‘satisfactory’ result for one or more component of the LANTITE at another institution, the ‘satisfactory’ result can be carried across to QUT. You are not eligible to apply for a place in the course if one or more component of LANTITE remains at ‘unsatisfactory’ after two test attempts for that component.
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Education, research, diagnostic and analytical laboratories, mining, hospitals and health departments, pharmaceutical companies, primary and agricultural industries, food industry laboratories, environmental agencies, veterinary pathology laboratories
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4 years Full time or 8 years Part time