Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bachelor of Arts

University of Sydney

This five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in the areas of humanities and social sciences.

You will gain a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching. The course covers professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology.

School observations and practice teaching are integral components of the professional experiences in this degree. Professional teaching experiences and internships are offered in partnership with participating schools and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and professional understanding of how to work in schools.

In your first year you will engage in a broad tertiary education, studying units from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

You may choose your major from one of the following teaching areas: Aboriginal studies, Commerce, Economics, English, Drama, History (modern or ancient), Languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew (modern or classical), Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Modern Greek or Spanish.

You will also complete at least two years of study, which can be extended to a minor, in a second teaching area chosen from the list above, or from mathematics, business studies, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), or geography.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 055968M
Institution Name University of Sydney
Campus Location Camperdown/Darlington campus
Institution Type University
Course Duration Duration full time: 5 years full time for Domestic and International students Duration part time: Not available part time.
Course University University of Sydney

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