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Bachelor of Mathematics Education (Dean's Scholar), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Mathematics Education (Dean's Scholar) offered by the University of Wollongong is a program for high-achieving students who wish to continue their studies through honours and research degrees. As a Dean's Scholar you will make a scholarly contribution to your field of study and to UOW.
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The Bachelor of Mathematics Education (Dean's Scholar) offered by the University of Wollongong qualifies you to be a high school maths teacher, and focuses on developing your mathematical knowledge and professional teaching skills. 

You will undertake extensive professional experience throughout your degree, which allows you to learn by observation and apply your skills in the classroom. You may also have opportunities for rural and international professional experiences, and to study overseas with UOW's international exchange and study abroad partners, and international cultural immersion programs.

Career opportunities

  • School teacher  
  • Child care worker 
  • Educational consultant 
  • Educational manager 
  • Preschool teacher 
  • Private college teacher 


This degree is accredited and recognised as a national professional teaching qualification. Students seeking work outside NSW or Australia are advised to check with potential employers and other teacher registration authorities for any additional requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are not accepted for this course; eligible candidates will be identified by an internal selection process.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Human Development and Behaviour
  • Mathematics 1: Algebra and Differential Calculus
  • Fundamental Programming with Python
  • Discrete Mathematics and Difference Equations
  • Mathematics 2. Series and Integral Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the Dean's Scholar degree is competitive.

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. A teaching questionnaire will also need to be completed as part of the application.
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 069475F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27648 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 110592 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. 

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 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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