This program gives students the skills, knowledge and experience for a stimulating and rewarding career as a Secondary school teacher. Students study discipline content in two teaching areas with experts in the subjects while learning in a flexible, engaging and dynamic environment. Core courses help to deliver graduates who are prepared and confident in their teaching ability for a diverse range of learners. Students learn to design and deliver effective teaching programs from Year 7 to Year 12 with professional experience placements which are guided by, but not limited to two teaching areas. This program is accredited with the Queensland College of Teachers and graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a teacher in school contexts. For more program information visit Education and Teaching at UniSQ.
A Blue Card or Exemption Card is required, refer to Blue Cards and Working with Children Check. While this is not a requirement for admission, all students will need to organise and demonstrate a pass result in all components of the LANTITE prior to the final supervised Professional Experience and to graduate from this program.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’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. With regards to teaching areas, it is highly desirable that applicants select teaching areas that they have successfully studied in their Senior schooling, or equivalent, to satisfy teaching area prerequisites.
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
Disipline teaching areas: accounting; biology; business studies; chemistry; design and technology; digital technology; drama; earth and environmental science; economics; engineering; English; film, television and new media; food and nutrition; geography; health and physical education (HPE); history; legal studies; mathematics; music; physics; psychology; religion and ethics; visual art.
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
Secondary Schools, opportunities to work in in metropolitan, rural and remote and international schools. Teaching skills are also in demand in other areas, including roles with human services, community-based government organisations and recreation and tourism industries.
11 Jan 2024
24 Apr 2024
4 years Full time or 9 years Part time