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Education (Secondary Education - Science) and Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (BCR) Sydney, Australia
The Education (Secondary Education - Science) and Science program at the University of Sydney gives you a professional qualification to teach science in secondary schools.
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Overview

The Education (Secondary Education - Science) and Science program at the University of Sydney requires you to complete a major in a science teaching area. Science teaching areas available include biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, geography, and physics. You also need to complete at least two years of a second science teaching area, which can include mathematics. All students need to take one year of mathematics as part of this course.

School observation and work-based training, worth a total of at least 560 hours, are integral components of the professional experience in this degree. This professional experience is offered in partnership with participating schools and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and professional understanding.

In fifth year you can choose from various education units, including Teaching International English, Meeting the Needs of Cultural Diversity, and Responding to Diverse Needs in Schools.

Career Pathways

  • Science or mathematics teacher
  • curriculum consultant
  • educational researcher
  • corporate trainer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course features:

  • You will acquire a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching. The course covers professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    105

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    615

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 055966B
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.
  • Applicants to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    48500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48500 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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