Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Combine a passion for mathematics with the skills, knowledge and practical experiences required for teacher registration and employment. Students receive a thorough preparation for their teaching areas through their professional studies in education. These studies draw on practical learning and the latest research into effective teaching to ensure that they well-equipped to teach. Study a combination of essential and specialised topics in mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra and differential equations and recent applications in coding and cryptology, mathematical physics and biology, bioinformatics and finance. Be well prepared for secondary school teaching or for training roles in business or industry. Secondary teaching is a rewarding career with specialist mathematics and science teachers in demand worldwide and throughout Australia. For more information, visit Bachelor of Mathematics/Education (Secondary) at UQ.

Majors

Applied mathematics, data analytics and operations research, mathematical physics, pure mathematics, statistics.

Other requirements

A Blue Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are required to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to graduate, and must pass the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).

Note: Fourth year of the program (professional year) commences in Semester 1 only and must be completed full-time.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.
Inherent requirements apply, for more information refer to UQ website.

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) is recommended. Students studying Specialist Mathematics will have increased flexibility in their studies.
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

99.00

97.50

88.15

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.55

92.15

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 (with further study); principal; curriculum adviser; guidance or career officer; department head.

Membership

Queensland College of Teachers.

Course Code
714801
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$4190 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane