What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Technology) is a double degree for students who want to teach technology in secondary schools (such as high schools).

Students will develop the professional knowledge, skills and attitudes required of an effective classroom teacher and learn about the technology curriculum.

Technology subjects in the core units and chosen specialisations cover:

  • design
  • timber and metal work
  • food
  • textiles.

In addition to covering critical theory, the degree has a strong practical focus and includes:

  • industry and site visits
  • group work
  • exhibitions of student work to the university community and industry
  • professional placements within secondary schools during the course
  • in some cases, employment at university and community events.

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.

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.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Arts



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


Strathfield Campus

25A Barker Road,


New South Wales,

2135, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of International Baccalaureate with a minimum of 24 over six subjects. 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
  • Box Hill Institute

About this uni

Australian Catholic University is one of the top three institutions in Australia for graduate employment.

  • Ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide
  • One of the top 50 ‘Gen Y’ institutes
  • ACU was awarded 5 stars by Good Universities Guide 2019
  • Strong ties with 200+ organisations across 40 countries