Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
CQUniversity is proud to offer an Australia-first Graduate Guarantee. Graduate from your undergraduate level course and land a job in your field of study within six months, or you can upskill for free with a graduate certificate. We will support your continued learning at no cost so that you can land your dream job.
A Education (Secondary) program from CQUniversity Australia will prepare you as a well-rounded graduate that qualifies for professional registration as a secondary school teacher within Australia. You will benefit from frequent and meaningful opportunities for work experience and professional practice in authentic educational settings.
The course includes 125 days of planned teaching practice in secondary schools plus other opportunities for you to apply theoretical knowledge in practical ways. You will also develop the skills required to teach effectively in a wide range of contemporary educational settings.
During your studies, you will choose two teaching disciplines to focus on, such as biology (including year 7–10 science), business, chemistry (including year 7 to 10 science), English, geography, health and physical education (including year 7–10 HPE and year 11–12 physical education), history, home economics and hospitality, industrial technology and design, mathematics and psychology.
|Duration:||4 years full-time|
|Tuition Fee:||AUD 31 740 per year|
|Location:||Bundaberg, Mackay, Rockhampton|
On completion of a Education (Secondary) program from CQUniversity Australia, you will be qualified to teach two specialist areas within secondary schools to Year 12. Like most professions, teaching has specific workforce demands and sometimes oversupply. Before undertaking a course of study, you should check with major employers regarding potential employment prospects.
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WHY STUDY EDUCATION AT CQUNIVERSITY
Education is one of Australia’s largest professions, with career opportunities in schools, TAFE and vocational education, universities and training organisations, as well as in the public and private sector.
Make a difference
Many future educators have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the people they teach and to share their passion for learning. A large number of permanent teachers are employed each year in Australia, and many are offered temporary or contract positions. Generally, teachers enjoy a competitive salary, generous superannuation schemes, locality allowance for service in specified regions and significant leave entitlements.
Innovative and unique courses
CQUniversity’s education courses are innovative and unique in their approach. Whether you are looking to start your career, or widen and improve your employment prospects, CQUniversity can help you to achieve your goals. There are several specialisations offered in our new Bachelor of Education courses, including Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education. Whichever course you choose, we can help to make a real difference to your career and life.
Work integrated learning
Our education courses have a key focus on work integrated learning. When studying education you will benefit from early, frequent and extended professional practice. This practice is effectively integrated with theory, providing you with a thorough understanding of education to ensure that you are classroom-ready. Due to the close and continuing relationship between schools and CQUniversity, we have the support of schools in welcoming students on practical placements.
Our education courses have been developed in partnership with leading educational authorities, ensuring they are current and relevant. Many of our educators come from teaching backgrounds, ensuring you have access to some of the most well-connected educators in the field. Our staff are respected leaders in their fields, often still contributing to research and working within the profession. Above all, every member of our staff is committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your learning journey.