48 months
25000 AUD/year
4124 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Secondary Education degree from Federation University Australia will help you become an engaging, motivating and innovative secondary school teacher.  


Federation University Australia's Bachelor of Secondary Education will see you gain a deep knowledge of two specialist teaching areas combined with valuable classroom experience. You will graduate with the confidence to connect with young people and teach from year 7 through to VCE.

We give you the option of two streams to complete your degree – you can choose a major and minor or a double major.

Major and minor stream specialisations:  


  • Humanities
  • Art (Mt Helen and Gippsland)
  • English
  • Science
  • Senior Science


  • English
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Information Technology
  • Media Studies

Double major stream specialisations:

  • English
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Outdoor Education
  • History
  • Information Technology

You’ll be ready to teach by undertaking a minimum of 80 days of supervised teaching placement with our partner schools throughout the course.  

Teachers are in high demand and you can teach across Australia in remote communities, thriving regional centres or in our capital cities.

The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) accreditation for this course is pending.

Career opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Secondary teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Learning and teaching
  • Child and adolescent development and characteristics
  • Transition to the profession 
  • Designing for learning
  • Diversity and inclusion: teaching strategies for diverse learners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 106091M 
  • Students may undertake the first year of the Bachelor of Education Studies and apply to transfer into the second year of this program.
  • International students wishing to apply for RPL and Credit Transfer are required to provide syllabus of previous study undertaken at time of applying for a program. Not all programs offer RPL and Credit Transfer.
  • International students currently studying VCE in Victoria (Australia) are required to apply through VTAC.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4124 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4124 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 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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