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 or Chinese translation and interpreting; drama; economics; English; film and television studies; French or French advanced; geography; German; Japanese or Japanese advanced; legal education studies; mathematics; media and digital cultures; music or popular music and technology; psychology; Spanish. Specialisations: Music.
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).
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
For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.
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
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 for industry or business where knowledge of teaching skills and processes is in demand.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time