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    Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    080752G

    Campuses

    Mackay

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Mar-2025 20-Jun-2025
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    Duration 4 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 29,520  / year
    Apply Date 20-Jun-2025
    Next Intake 10-Mar-2025

    Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

    About

    CQUniversity's Bachelor of Education (Secondary) will prepare you as a well-rounded graduate that qualifies for professional registration as a teacher throughout Australia.

    The course includes 125 days of planned teaching practice in secondary schools plus other opportunities for you to apply theoretical knowledge in practical ways. You will also develop the skills required to teach effectively in a wide range of contemporary educational settings.

    During your studies, you will choose two teaching disciplines to focus on, such as biology (including year 7–10 science), business, chemistry (including year 7 to 10 science), English, geography, health and physical education (including year 7–10 HPE and year 11–12 physical education), history, home economics and hospitality, industrial technology and design, mathematics and psychology.

    Your choices

    Our teaching courses are initial teacher education course and qualify you for professional registration by the Queensland College of Teachers.

    Choose from:

    Real-world opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to complete professional practice blocks where you will gain practical and relevant experience. These blocks are scheduled in each year of your course giving you opportunities to continually apply the skills and knowledge you gain from your studies to authentic teaching scenarios.

    Each of our Bachelor of Education courses include 125 days of planned teaching practice in schools broken into five professional practice blocks and culminating in a teaching internship.

    Your e-portfolio

    Throughout your studies, you will have opportunities to develop an e-portfolio. Your e-portfolio is a valuable career planning and preparation tool that you can use to showcase to future employers your abilities and demonstrate the experience, skills and knowledge you have gained through your studies.

    Your professional practice blocks and the authentic assessments that you complete throughout your studies provide you with opportunities to build and develop your e-portfolio and enhance your career outcomes.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Academic Requirements

    English (Unit 3 & 4, Grade C or higher) or equivalent; and

    General Mathematics, Mathematics Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Unit 3 & 4, Grade C or higher) or equivalent.

    Non-Academic Requirements

    Non-academic capabilities of all initial teacher education applicants will be assessed based on the submission of a personal statement that addresses the key attributes and motivations to become an effective teacher, as outlined by AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership).

    Applicants may consider the prompts mentioned below in each question to frame their response.

    • Tell us what has inspired you to become a teacher and tell us why you think teaching is a good career choice for you.
      (In your response, describe who and what has inspired you to become a teacher and describe the types of skills and abilities you will bring to teaching.)
    • Describe one or two leadership, community and/or learning & development activities that you have engaged in.
      (In your response describe how these leadership, community and/or learning & development activities demonstrate your conscientiousness and coping strategies when you are faced with challenges.)
    • Describe how you manage your time when you are both planning and coordinating activities in your personal schedule.
      (In your response provide examples of how you have put both your planning and coordinating skills to use.)
    • Tell us about one or two times where you have utilised your problem-solving skills to achieve an outcome.
      (In your response explain what you learned, regardless of whether the outcome you achieved was positive or undesirable.)

    Please note, personal statement requirements may differ depending on application method.

    English Proficiency Requirements

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, or United States of America you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

    • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
    • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 1 year fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    Completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) test with an overall band score of at least 7.5 with a minimum 7.0 for Reading and Writing and 8.0 for Speaking and Listening.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study with CQUniversity, and must appear on a single result certificate.

    If you are an International student please visit International students English requirements for further information.

    Each student will be assessed individually.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    On completion of a Bachelor of Education (Secondary), you will be qualified to teach two specialist areas within secondary schools to Year 12. Like most professions, teaching has specific workforce demands and sometimes oversupply. Before undertaking a course of study, you should check with major employers regarding potential employment prospects.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 29,520 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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    Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

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