University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Education - In-service Conversion

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

This program offers currently accredited in-service teachers the option of up-skilling to a new sector of teaching, for example, secondary to primary, or primary to secondary. It also allows currently accredited secondary teachers to up-skill to another teaching subject. Finally, it also allows conditionally accredited 'three-year-trained' teacher to upgrade to four-year trained. Graduates specialising in a teaching area will have the subject of their specialisation within the degree appear on their testamur e.g. (Primary), (Secondary History).


144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including 20 days of professional experience. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study.


  • Education
  • Agricultural technology
  • Ancient history
  • Business studies
  • Computing technology information systems
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Indigenous studies
  • Languages
  • Legal studies
  • Mathematics
  • Modern history
  • Society and culture
  • Studies in religion
  • Teaching English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D).

Standard entry requirements

  • A 4-year pre-service teaching qualification of a recognised University or tertiary institution
  • Or a Bachelor degree and a 1 or 2 year pre-service teaching qualification of a recognised University
  • English Language requirements


NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

Study pathways

Amount of credit (Advanced Standing) granted will be determined according to admission basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) Yes

Further information

Students undertaking professional experience placements must undergo a Working with Children Check, and approved Anaphylaxis Management training course.

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