University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Arts)

University of New England UNE

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

UNE’s Bachelor of Education (Secondary Arts) offers a comprehensive program of study that provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to become a highly sought-after secondary school teacher.Develop your teaching skills in a supportive, flexible environment. Learn how to create open and encouraging learning environments that put your students' individual learning styles at the forefront.By studying at UNE, you will become an in-demand secondary teacher who makes a difference.


192 credit points which includes 80 days of embedded professional experience in the designated teaching areas/teaching specialisation with the exception of those students completing Special Education, who complete 100 days.Candidates are required to pass 48 credit points of discipline units prior to commencing any curriculum unit and/or their first professional experience placement.


  • Teaching-secondary
  • Ancient history
  • Business studies
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • Modern history
  • Languages
  • Legal studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Society and culture
  • Software design and development
  • Studies in religion
  • Teaching English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D)
  • Special Education.

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 (Secondary Arts) 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 International: $107,520
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $115,048
  • 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 and Awareness Training and complete an approved Anaphylaxis Management training program.

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