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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Teach Years 7-12 in health and physical education or marine science, plus another subject of your choice. A double degree presents greater options. Potentially pursue a career outside schools in outdoor and environmental education centres, adventure tourism or ecotourism.

In this program you will complete 80 days’ supervised experience in Queensland schools and 25 days’ outdoor environmental fieldwork, including expeditions to K’gari-Fraser Island. You’ll learn in quality sport and exercise science laboratories, accredited by the National Sport Science Quality Assurance program at the Australian Institute of Sport. Choose from a range of disciplines for secondary teaching areas and graduate eligible to register with the Queensland College of Teachers. For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies 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

Health and physical education

Other requirements

Students must undergo a Working with Children check and obtain a Blue Card before commencing supervised professional experience; refer to institution. It is recommended that students obtain first aid and CPR certificates. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program must successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Educators (LANTITE). 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.

Recommended study
Health; Physical Education
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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

94.75

71.00

67.75

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

98.75

75.75

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, 2023

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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*

0

0

8

14

0

32

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

25.0%

43.8%

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, outdoor leader, outdoor guide, sports coach, outdoor recreation officer, environmental interpretation guide, adventure tourism guide, ecotourism guide.

Course Code
017261
Start Date

Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Fee
CSP/$9817 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education, 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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