Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics)
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

Prepare students to succeed in a rapidly changing world. You will learn the craft of teaching from experienced mentors across a wide range of educational contexts. Gain the confidence, skills, and practical experience to teach secondary mathematics. As a graduate, you will be proficient in innovative curriculum, teaching and assessment practice. This course includes university-level mathematics, and you will develop a contemporary understanding of the variety of ways students learn mathematics and the diversity of teaching approaches needed to ensure all students understand mathematics. Build strength in your skills over time, from observing your mentor teacher, to co-teaching, through to planning for and teaching multiple classes a day. For more information, visit: https://www.acu.edu.au/course/bachelor-of-education-secondarybachelor-of-arts-mathematics

Majors

Mathematics

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must complete mandated, supervised professional experience placements in educational contexts as continuous, full-time blocks to meet teacher accreditation requirements in Australia. Students must also undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Suitability Card as required by relevant jurisdictions before the first professional experience placement. For successful completion of all initial teacher education courses, students are required to demonstrate they have met mandatory approved benchmarks in both literacy and numeracy, evidenced through LANTITE (Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education). If you have not met the standard for either component after your first attempt, it is very important that you contact the Course Coordinator immediately to discuss your options.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’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); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

To apply for all initial teacher education courses you will need to complete a suitability for teaching assessment as part of your application. The assessment ensures students have a balanced mix of academic and non-academic qualities. For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

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

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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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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

secondary school teaching, including Catholic, government and independent settings, institutes of technical and further education (TAFE), vocational education, community education centres, private colleges,special education settings

Course Code
113461
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$7901 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

41/2 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane