Bachelor of Secondary Education/Bachelor of Arts

University of Canberra

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

This fun and creative four-year double degree in secondary education and arts will see students develop into a knowledgeable and informed classroom-ready teacher, qualified for employment across both state and independent schools. Students will study a choice of two teaching streams from a range of arts and humanities disciplines, including English languages, history, business studies, the creative arts, geography, religious studies, psychology, media studies, legal studies, and more. Thanks to a series of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) units, students will put their teaching theories to the test in a real-world environment, regularly engaging with secondary school students across the entire range of year levels. At the completion of the course, students will be ready to hit the ground running as a newly qualified teacher, confident in helping to enthuse young people aged 12 to 18 about a range of subjects across the arts spectrum.


96 credit points


  • Secondary Educational Studies
  • Majors in Graphics and Multi-Media Technology
  • Industrial Technology (Construction)
  • English
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Business Studies, Economics
  • Society and Culture.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.5 with no band score below 7.0 and a score of not less than 8.0 in both speaking and listening.


This course is registered by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and recognised as a teaching qualification throughout Australia.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $112,800 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Students must obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check.

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