The University of Notre Dame Australia

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Arts

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

Our Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts is a well-rounded undergraduate program that combines theory, the latest teaching technology, and plenty of hands-on classroom experience. Working from a rigorous and practical curriculum, you will acquire the academic skills needed to teach secondary school students. In addition, you will be required to choose one major teaching area such as English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science or Religious Education and complete eight courses in this chosen major.


  • 3 core curriculum courses
  • 21 compulsory education courses
  • 8 courses to form an education major
  • 32 weeks practicum
  • 8 courses to form an arts major
  • 4 arts elective courses
  • 6 elective courses


  • Secondary education
  • Archaeology
  • Behavioural science
  • English literature
  • Environmental management
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and international relations
  • Screen Arts
  • Social justice
  • Theology

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education:
  • Indicative minimum of selection rank of 80 with a pass of ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) of 28
  • Applicants with Higher Education Study:
  • One semester (FTE) success in an undergraduate university course with at least a high credit average or higher taken at Notre Dame or an alternatively university.
  • Refer to Notre Dame general admission criteria:


Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Fremantle.

Australian Citizens may be eligible to defer costs on a HECS-HELP loan scheme.

Further information

All teacher education students are required to sit the national Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) and demonstrate the required minimum level of personal literacy and numeracy prior to graduation.

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