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

Course outline

This dual degree allows you to take two degrees and gain a teaching qualification underpinned by strong disciplinary knowledge in your selected teaching areas. The arts component provides content knowledge in a wide choice of majors. The secondary education component provides the skills, knowledge and practical experience required for teacher registration and employment. The course prepares you to teach across secondary schools, and offers practical school-based learning, drawing on current research into effective teaching methods. It prepares you for the challenges of secondary school teaching through on-campus lectures, tutorials and workshops integrated with practical experience in schools. For more information, visit Bachelors of Arts/Education (Secondary) at UQ.


Ancient history/history; Chinese; Chinese translation and interpreting; drama; economics; English; film and television studies; French; geography; German; Japanese; legal education studies; mathematics; media and digital cultures; music; popular music and technology; psychology; Spanish.

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.


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); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

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

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Career opportunities

Secondary school teacher, in industry or business where a knowledge of teaching skills and processes is sought.

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Offer rounds
CSP/$6810 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education, Humanities
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

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