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

Whether you are looking to re-train to become a Primary or Secondary school teacher, teach different subjects or upgrade your teaching accreditation, the UNE Bachelor of Education (In-Service Conversion) provides a flexible pathway to pivot and grow as an in-demand education professional. Upskill and enhance your on-the-pulse skills for the benefit of your career, your students and the profession at large. Stay relevant and pave the way for a successful teaching career in a supportive, flexible environment.


  • 144 credit points including 20 days of professional experience in the designated teaching areas/teaching specialisations and including not more than 24 credit points at 100-level
  • and 24 to 42 credit points at 300-level subject to discipline area.


  • Education, Primary or Secondary
  • First Teaching Areas: Ancient history
  • Business studies
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Languages
  • Legal studies
  • Mathematics
  • Modern history
  • Music
  • Society and culture
  • Studies in religion
  • Teaching English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D). Second Teaching Areas: Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Physics.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on completed pre-service teaching qualifications (with additional criteria for a Music specialisation).


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to satisfy the seven elements prescribed by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership in a discipline and/or sector different from that for which you are already qualified.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Further information

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

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