Secondary teachers have the unique distinction of being able to nurture, teach and empower students at a critical period of their development.
Combine your passion for education with your chosen areas of interest – choose your teaching specialisations from a range of NESA Accredited Teaching Areas.
Gain in-depth expertise, professional teaching accreditation, confidence and skills to empower high school students and change their lives.
The Education (Secondary) graduates from University of Newcastle are both qualified high school teachers and highly skilled specialists who work across teaching and non-teaching roles in education and related industries.
Why study with us?
- Carve your own path to teaching: Combine your chosen teaching major (first teaching area) with additional teaching areas under any of the three specialisation streams: Humanities and Visual Arts, Health and Physical Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Computer and Engineering Studies and Mathematics).
- Enjoy flexible career paths – specialise and diversify: Qualify for both teaching and non-teaching roles. Specialise in more than one field and choose up to three teaching areas from a range of 32 subjects.
- Our secondary education graduates get teaching jobs with 94% securing employment within four months of graduation (overall employment rate - 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey). Become a high-demand teacher with sought-after expertise due to decreasing teacher numbers.
Our education graduates are well prepared and enjoy great employment prospects with 97% securing jobs within four months of completing their degree.
The graduates of the Education (Secondary) degree from University of Newcastle 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
- education policy analyst
- education consultant
- curriculum developer
- educational materials developer
- curriculum evaluator
- educational administrator.
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- Foundations of Secondary Education
- Educational Psychology: Learners and the Learning Process
- Managing the Learning Environment
- Quality Teaching and Student Learning 7-12
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- 48 months
- 120 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.
DisciplinesEducation Pedagogy Teaching View 70 other Masters in Teaching in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International33780 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33780 AUD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Newcastle
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.