Deakin University

Bachelor of Science / Master of Teaching - Secondary

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Translate your passion for the study of sciences into a career that inspires others, with a Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary) at Deakin. Create unique course combinations with science specialisations and graduate as a qualified secondary school educator. Fast-track your studies and graduate with a postgraduate teaching degree in just four years. This combined course prepares graduates with the attributes, discipline-specific knowledge, professional behaviours and standards required to practice as a secondary school teacher in Australia, teaching from junior secondary to VCE levels. Start with Deakin's Bachelor of Science, and alongside your core units, choose two science majors that will lead to your postgraduate specialisations. Create unique course combinations that when paired with teaching, customise your degree and boost your employability. During your postgraduate studies, Deakin's Professional Experience Program is a key part of your course, ensuring you have the practical skills needed from day one of your teaching career. Take part in our study abroad and work-integrated learning programs and gain invaluable experience you won't find in the classroom. You'll have the opportunity to be a part of our Global Science and Technology Program, or develop industry-relevant skills through our professional learning placements.

Structure

36 credit points of study including 60 days of supervised professional experience

Subjects

  • Animal biology
  • Cell biology
  • Chemistry and material science
  • Curriculum studies
  • Education
  • Environmental science
  • Genomics, Geography
  • Human biology
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Natural history
  • Plant biology
  • Professional practice
  • Science
  • Teaching-secondary

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Recognition

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

Study pathways

Following successful completion of the first 3 undergraduate levels of the course, students with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) above 60 progress to the postgraduate level of the course. Students cannot progress to the postgraduate level of study without completing all 24 credit points at undergraduate level. A WAM of less than 60 results in an alternative exit from D304 with award S320 Bachelor of Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 69
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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