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

Course outline

This program develops graduates who can draw on discipline and pedagogical knowledge to teach within disciplinary frameworks and integrated curriculum structures. Within real-world and lifelike contexts, inquiry-based and problem-solving learning provides knowledge and skills for entry to the teaching profession for those seeking to teach Years 7-12. The program provides graduates with professional studies, knowledge and skills, and discipline expertise in two teaching areas (biology, chemistry, mathematics, psychology or geography). For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

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

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 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.

Recommended study
At least one science subject, preferably Chemistry
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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

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

International students

All students

Number of students

5

0

<5*

0

<5*

<5*

0

13

Percentage of all students

38.5%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

<5*

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

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

Course Code
017231
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11138 (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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