University of Canberra

Bachelor of Secondary Education/ Bachelor of Science

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Students of this course select two disciplines from a choice of scientific streams, including biology, chemistry, ecology and mathematics, and will learn how to align their specialisations to core teaching principles. Students will: Demonstrate specialised knowledge and skills in two science disciplines, across a range of classes and year groups, within a secondary school environment; learn the theories and principles that are the foundation for educational practice in secondary settings; demonstrate an understanding of student needs and differences, and develop teaching activities for a range of indigenous, EALD and mainstream settings; develop and implement effective assessment strategies and carry out evaluation of teaching programs, resources and your own teaching; and apply the required content knowledge for all secondary school curriculum areas to teaching and reporting methods, alternate/enhanced literacy and numeracy strategies, and the effective use of ICT in teaching and learning.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification. All applicants will be required to complete a written statement in response to questions designed to assess their suitability for the teaching profession. Applicants' responses to these questions must be deemed satisfactory for them to be admitted to this course. You can find the questions in the 'resources' section of the online application portal when you are applying. You can upload your responses in PDF format as part of your application.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $127,600
  • ATAR: 60

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