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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Fine Arts/Education (Secondary) is a four-year double degree program that enables you to complete a Fine Arts specialisation in Studio Practice or Art Theory while studying a professionally accredited education degree.

Along with the theoretical aspects of education, we place great importance on practical experience. In your final two years, you'll develop skills in classroom competence and spend up to 80 days in supervised teaching in at least two secondary-school contexts.

Potential careers

Secondary-school teacher
Policy development specialist
Corporate trainer
Museum and gallery curator

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by NSW Education Standards Authority as an initial teaching qualification for both government and non-government secondary schools throughout Australia and is widely accepted as a teaching qualification internationally.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

CRICOS

081433D

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,740.00 (20,44,420) per year
AUD $160,240 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 February 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have a high school qualification, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognized prior study or university transfer. English Language requirements: IELTS Academic version only: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT): 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); UNSW Institute of Languages University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest).

For international students

There are several admission pathways to an undergraduate degree at UNSW including high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer.

English Language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): C+, Writing C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

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