St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
CRICOS course code: 061063B
Level of study: Undergraduate
Combine your passion for science with the skills, knowledge and practical experiences required to be a secondary school teacher.
This four-year dual program allows you to combine your passion for science with the qualifications to become a secondary teacher. You'll benefit from a thorough preparation for your teaching areas, combined with – and informed by – professional studies in the area of education.
The Bachelor of Science provides the content knowledge for two teaching areas whilst the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) provides the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experiences required for teacher registration and employment.
The education component offers school-based learning and draws on the latest research into effective teaching methods, ensuring you graduate well-prepared for secondary school teaching, or training in business or industry. It's a challenging and rewarding career, with secondary school teachers in demand worldwide.
You'll explore and challenge your thinking in the science component, which offers one of the broadest selections of science disciplines in Australia. You'll develop your interdisciplinary scientific knowledge and practical skills, while pursuing studies that suit your interests and ambitions, with the freedom to mix and match course combinations.
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
Secondary school teacher
School laboratory technician
School curriculum adviser
Head of curriculum
Middle school teacher
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The University of QueenslandSt Lucia Campus
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
IELTS score of 7.5 overall; speaking 8; listening 8, reading 7, writing 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ.
TOEFL IBT, TOEFL PB, Pearsons, BEP, CES, and OET are not accepted.