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

This is a dual sector teacher education program that offers two career pathways for graduates. It is an undergraduate teacher education qualification that encompasses working in both Primary Schools and Secondary Schools. All candidates complete a NESA or National primary specialisation with a curriculum focus. The professional understandings and abilities learned in the Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching) will be valued by the broader community. Students will have opportunities to develop their skills, knowledge and attitudes to become a successful teacher and a member of one of the largest professions worldwide.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) which includes 80 days of embedded professional experience - 40 days in primary school settings and 40 days in secondary school settings. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study


  • 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

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • And have a minimum of three Band 5 HSC results including English or bridging units or alternative pathways as approved by NESA
  • In addition you must satisfy the School of suitability through satisfactory completion of a non-academic capability statement.


NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

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
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 77.10

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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