Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Science

The University of Adelaide

The Bachelor of Teaching program is a double degree designed for students who are beginning tertiary study. The focus in the first three years of the degree is on completing (in two different subject areas), two majors or a major and a minor sequence. The major and minor subject sequences are taken as part of the Bachelor of Science. These subject areas chosen by students must be taught at senior secondary level (years 10-12) and be offered by the School of Education in the final year of the program. In each of these years students also take education courses designed to provide an on-going orientation to educational issues and practice. The first, second and third year education courses include assessed observation and experience in school contexts, one of which must be in a country school. The final year is aligned to secondary school terms and taken up entirely with education studies which are organised around three periods of supervised and assessed Professional Experience placements in secondary schools.

Course Fee:


International: $148,000

Entry Requirements:

SACE with four Stage 2 subjects including at least three 20 credit Tertiary Admissions Subjects and a further 20 credit points from recognised studies (or Yr 12 equivalent); Selection via ATAR; Prerequisites for Science program: 2 science subjects chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Psychology, Math Methods or Math Studies or Specialist Maths (1 Maths only will be counted).

Structure:

The double degree provides students with the opportunity to pursue education courses from the beginning of their university studies. The primary focus in the first three years is on undertaking study in the two discipline areas in which the student intends to teach. This study generally includes courses taken at Levels 1, 2 and 3 of the degree program. These courses are taken as part of the degree program that accompanies the Bachelor of Teaching in the subject areas of the student's choice. In each of the first three years, students also take an education course designed to provide an on-going orientation to educational issues and practice. The first and second year education courses involve observation and experience in school contexts. The final year is taken up entirely with education studies and is commenced after the other degree is completed. Placements cover a total of 85 days in the Adelaide metropolitan area and country South Australia.

Subjects you can Study:

Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Information Technology; Teaching

Further information:

Bachelor of Teaching graduates are required to have two teaching specialisations in which they are qualified to teach. Students who wish to major in Mathematics or Computer Science must also complete a major from the Faculty of Science.

Recognition:

TRB of SA; the registration is recognised in other Australian states and some overseas countries.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Teacher - Secondary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 4 years
North Terrace No info No Part time 8 years

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