Bachelor of Education - Secondary / Bachelor of Science

Flinders University

This double degree is designed to prepare secondary school teachers. Students will be provided with the background and skills necessary to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence. Students will gain knowledge of curriculum studies and education studies and undertake professional experience which brings together theory and practice in school settings. On successful completion of this degree students will be able to teach junior secondary and secondary school subjects such as mathematics, information technology, chemistry, biology, earth sciences and physics; as well as a Humanities or Social Sciences subject up to year 10 in a school. This double degree also prepares students to be a scientist in a particular field of endeavour and furthermore enables them to adapt the scientific skills to a broad range of careers in addition to the teaching profession.

Course Fee:


International: $108,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program. Applicants must complete a non-academic assessment task as part of their application to demonstrate their motivation to teach, their strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, resilience, self-efficacy, and strong organisational and planning skills.

Structure:

Students will complete a major and a minor sequence in two science areas from approved science topics plus other science or liberal arts topics. Students will also study education topics in education studies and curriculum studies necessary for teaching science in secondary schools, and will undertake professional experience placements.

Subjects you can Study:

Biology; Chemistry; Chinese; Creative writing; Drama; Earth sciences; Education-secondary schooling; English; French; Geography and Environmental Studies; Health education; History; Indonesian; Information technology; Italian; Mathematics; Modern Greek; Physical education; Physics; Spanish; Visual arts

Further information:

All School of Education pre-service teachers must obtain a Child-Related Employment Screening letter before undertaking their Professional Experience. This is a requirement of the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD), in agreement with the Catholic Education and Independent Schools Boards. Pre-service teachers who are not cleared will not be able to complete the requirements of the course. The process is managed by the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Screening and Licensing Branch. In addition to the above, students must complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) prior to commencing the professional experience topics.

Recognition:

Upon successful completion you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions. Graduates meet Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority employment criteria.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 8 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 4 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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