University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching)

University of New England UNE

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

Expand and hone your teaching knowledge while building a highly valuable breadth of skills with the UNE Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching). This is a dual sector degree giving you the flexibility to teach in both primary and secondary schools. It is accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) and is designed to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. In this course you will have the opportunity to specialise in subject areas that interest you most and gain experience in teaching to a wide range of age groups, culminating in sought-after skills to future-proof your education career.


To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 192 credit points which includes 80 days of embedded professional experience in the designated teaching areas/teaching specialisations.


  • Education-K-12 teaching
  • Ancient history
  • Business studies
  • Classical languages
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • HSIE
  • Legal studies
  • Mathematics
  • Modern history
  • Modern languages
  • Physics
  • Religion
  • Society and culture

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), VET study, or work experience. Assumed Year 12 knowledge: any 2 units in English and and any 2 units of Mathematics (or overseas equivalent). English language requirements must also be met.


On completion of the Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching) you will have a qualification accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA), providing graduates with a professional qualification meeting the requirements of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) for initial teacher education programs, and ensures all graduates meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Career Stage.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus
  • ATAR: 77.1
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

Students undertaking professional experience placements must complete a Working with Children Check, Child Protection Awareness Training, and approved Anaphylaxis Management training program.

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