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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

48 months
34650 AUD/year
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Education (Secondary) degree  from University of Newcastle graduates benefit from an integrated, experience-based approach to becoming skilled, knowledgeable and innovative secondary school teachers. At the same time, your studies will ensure you become a confident specialist in your chosen areas of expertise.


Career opportunities after the Education (Secondary) degree  from University of Newcastle

Our education graduates are well prepared and enjoy great employment prospects with 97% securing jobs within four months of completing their degree.Our Bachelor of Education graduates are both qualified teachers and non-teaching professionals who work in classrooms, various education settings and across related industries in Australia and around the world. For instance, you could find yourself encouraging a student to follow their passions in Mathematics to help them get into MIT; or encouraging the quiet student to find their voice in public speaking and debating; or nurturing the leadership qualities of the next CEO of Qantas.When you study secondary education at UON, your flexible skillset and specialist expertise will widen your employment prospects. Below are some typical jobs available to our graduates:
  • high school teacher (in subject specific areas)
  • special education
  • English as a second language teacher
  • health and fitness trainer
  • community educator
  • educational researcher
  • education publication writer or editor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Secondary Education
  • Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy
  • Schooling, Identity and Society
  • Educational Psychology: Learners and the Learning Process
  • Multiliteracies
  • Managing the Learning Environment
  • Quality Teaching and Student Learning 7-12

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 120 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


320 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 095155F

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34650 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34650 AUD per year during 48 months.

National students are Commonwealth Supported.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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