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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

This program provides graduates with professional knowledge, skills, and discipline expertise in two of the following teaching areas: English, geography, history, drama, Japanese, music, screen media, psychology, biology, chemistry or mathematics. This double degree provides entry to the profession for those seeking to teach Years 7-12. The program develops secondary teachers who draw on discipline and pedagogical knowledge to teach within disciplinary frameworks and integrated curriculum structures, based on inquiry and problem-solving in real-world contexts. For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.

Majors

The following teaching areas are not available at Moreton Bay: Japanese, Music, Theatre and Performance.

Other requirements

Students must complete 80 days of supervised professional experience, completed as full-time blocks as program approved. Most of this experience must be completed in a Queensland school. Students must also complete 30 hours of wider field experience. Students must undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Suitability Card before the first workplace experience; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are expected to undertake and meet the benchmark in the Personal Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Educators. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

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; Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding non-academic entry requirements, refer to QTAC website. Applicants from a non-English speaking background must attain an Academic IELTS score of at least 7.5 with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening and 7.0 in all other subtests, obtained within two years prior to the commencement of the program.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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

83.90

69.70

62.60

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

87.90

73.70

68.60

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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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

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

<5*

0

7

10

0

27

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

<5*

0.0%

25.9%

37.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Teacher in secondary schools, private practice, community education centres, private colleges, universities, careers in related discipline areas.

Course Code
014221
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Fee
CSP/$11964 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay
 
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