What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) is a double degree in Education and the Arts for students who want to teach in government, non-government or independent secondary schools.

Students will develop the professional knowledge, skills and attitudes required of an effective secondary classroom teacher.

Secondary school placements during the course also ensure valuable practical experience for students. Students will study a major and minor (and/or extended minor in Humanities areas) in two Arts disciplines from the list below:

Brisbane

Majors/Minors

Business Studies (major or minor)
Drama (major or minor)
Geography (minor)
History (major or minor)
Literature (major or minor)
Music (major or minor)
Theological Studies or Study of Religions* (major or minor)
Visual Arts (major or minor)

* Unit offerings include units in Theological Studies and Religious Education that enable students to teach Religious Education in Catholic/Lutheran schools.

Melbourne

Majors/Minors:

Business Studies (major only)
Drama (major or minor)
Economics (minor)
Geography (minor)
Healthy Development (minor only)
History (major or minor)
Literature (major or minor)
Mathematics (major or minor)
Music (major only)

Sydney (Strathfield)

Majors/Minors:

Drama (major or minor)
Economics (major or minor)
Geography (major or minor)
History (major or minor)**
Literature (major or minor)
Study of Religions (major or minor)

Career paths

The course is designed for those intending to become teachers in secondary schools including Catholic, government and independent settings. Graduates may teach in institutes of technical and further education (TAFE), vocational education, community education centres, private colleges and special education settings.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Arts

CRICOS

068234J

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,400.00 (US$ 16,106) per year
AUD $93,600 for the entire course; Unit Fee: AUD $2,925

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

Application deadline

11 February 2020

More details

Start date

10 February 2020, 20 July 2020

Venue

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road,

BANYO,

Queensland,

4014, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,400.00 (US$ 16,106) per year
AUD $93,600 for the entire course; Unit Fee: AUD $2,925

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

Application deadline

11 February 2020

More details

Start date

10 February 2020, 20 July 2020

Venue

Melbourne Campus

The Mary Glowrey Building,

115 Victoria Parade,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School Diploma with minimum total score of 1040 for SAT I Critical Reading, SAT I: Mathematical and SAT I: Writing test scores (2016 onwards); OR Enhanced ACT Assessment with minimum Composite Score of 19. English Language Requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with an individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking; 5.5 in listening and reading); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 54 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 78: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 12 in reading and 11 in listening; ACU English Language Test: C (60-64%); Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE of 169 (Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 162 in listening and reading).

For international students

Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A minimum of 7.0 in Reading and Writing and a minimum of 7.5 in listening and speaking

Pearson Test of English (PTE): A minimum of 68 in reading and writing and a minimum of 73 in listening and speaking

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): With a minimum of 24 in reading, 27 in writing, 27 in listening and 24 in speaking

ACU English Language Test: A+ (80 or above)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum of 185 in reading and writing and a minimum of 191 in listening and speaking.

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Box Hill Institute
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About this uni

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