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University of New England
This comprehensive Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science) at the University of New England (UNE) will show you how to teach more than just science. It covers all the compulsory educational skills and techniques you'll need to inspire, engage and inform secondary students.
You'll cover the key sciences of biology, physics and chemistry, and choose from electives that cover a full range of science-related subjects and how to teach them. You'll also study other curriculum areas, from drama skills and social computing tools to talent development in mixed-ability classes, setting you up for a fulfilling career as a secondary educator.
With online or on-campus delivery modes, this course offers flexible study options to ensure you get the most out of your degree.
This course includes a mandatory work placement component to ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical industry experience that complements your learning. You will be required to complete 80 days of supervised professional experience, in consultation with the School.
If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science), you could still be eligible to receive a qualification.
Depending on the credit points you've completed, you could exit with the non-accredited, non-teaching Bachelor of Education.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Assumed knowledge is any two units of English and mathematics; studies in physics and/or chemistry and/or biology are recommended, depending on your choice of major.
Students must also satisfy the following English language proficiency requirements:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science) course, the subjects you may study include:
Science component core units:
Education component core units:
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science) from the University of New England.
Graduates will be qualified to pursue work teaching science in secondary schools. Teaching is recognised as a rewarding career and is respected and valued for its contribution to forging a better community. This qualification could see graduates employed in secondary schools across Australia.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for HECS-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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