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

Course outline

Inspire a love of the arts through teaching. Specialise in two teaching areas such as English, geography, history, drama, Japanese, music, screen media, psychology, biology, chemistry or mathematics.

In this program you will learn how to plan lessons, assess students, and manage a classroom and have the opportunity to experience different school settings and learners by taking a trip to rural and remote areas. Graduate are eligible to apply for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Note: Some placements required COVID vaccination, if you are not fully vaccinated placement opportunities may be limited and may result in a delay with your placement .

Majors

English, geography, history, Japanese studies, screen media, theatre and performance. 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. The majority of experience must be completed in a Queensland school. 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 required to complete the Literacy and Numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) in order to graduate. 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

Refer to UniSC English language requirements for English proficiency requirements For information regarding non-academic entry requirements, refer to QTAC website.

Recommended study
A history subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

87.75

76.50

68.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

93.75

78.90

70.00

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, 2024

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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

<5*

0

0

0

N/P#

10

0

19

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

52.6%

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, teacher of English overseas, youth support worker.

Course Code
017221
Start Date

Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$12382 (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
Sunshine Coast
 
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