This course produces well-rounded graduates who qualify for professional registration as a secondary school teacher within Australia. Students will benefit from frequent and meaningful opportunities for work experience and professional practice in authentic educational settings. Students choose two teaching disciplines to focus on, such as biology (including year 7 – 10 science), business, chemistry (including year 7 -10 science), English, geography, health and physical education (including year 7 – 10 HPE and year 11 – 12 physical education), history, home economics and hospitality, industrial technology and design, mathematics and psychology (including 7 – 10 science). For more course information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary).
Students must be in possession of a current Positive Notice Blue Card (or equivalent “Working with Children” check issued in other Australian states or territories) to be eligible for placement in a school site.
Some states and territories are requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all school staff. Please be aware that these regulations would apply to preservice teachers. Regulations may be introduced in all states prior to, or at the time of, scheduled placement/s and students must adhere to these requirements.
Students must meet the inherent requirements for the chosen teaching area (minor) pathway selected and must ensure they adhere to any requirements within the scope of teaching these subjects within schools.
For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’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); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; 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
Biology; business; chemistry; English; geography; health and physical education; history; home economics and hospitality; industrial technology and design; mathematics; psychology.
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
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On completion of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), students will be qualified to teach two specialist areas within secondary schools to Year 12.
4 years External or 8 years External