ACU’s secondary teaching courses allow you to graduate with a dual degree in a specialist area you’re passionate about.
As a secondary school qualified teacher you can work in Catholic and non-Catholic schools to educate junior secondary to VCE students in one or more curriculum areas including: English, drama, mathematics, physical education, music, science, history, languages and special education.
Graduates will be able to prepare daily lessons, set and conduct testing, exams and assignments, and provide student progress reports – along with many other tasks.
Graduates are eligible for registration as a secondary teacher in the ACT, Vic, NSW, Qld and overseas.
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts
This course gives you the flexibility to combine your interest in humanities, mathematics, technology and visual arts with teaching. You will be introduced to the knowledge and competencies required by secondary teachers and gain a broad understanding of the practice of educators –¬ giving you the skills and experience you need to work in the classroom.
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Exercise Science
This course provides you with the skills and practical experience required to be an effective classroom teacher with a knowledge base of how the human body works, from the psychological, anatomical, physiological, motor control, biomechanical, and nutritional perspectives, with a specific focus on the role of exercise in health, wellbeing and performance.
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science (New 2017)
This course aims to prepare graduates with the skills to apply a sophisticated understanding of a broad and coherent body of scientific knowledge to professional work in a range of science contexts within an education setting. Graduates will be qualified to teach science in high schools, including the senior years. Majors in Chemistry, Biology, and Environment will be offered.
Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)
Graduates from this course are highly skilled educators who have a deep understanding of the social, political and cultural contexts that shape a school.
Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)/Graduate Certificate in Religious Education
This course is for students wishing to teach religious education in addition to other secondary curriculum areas.
- Bachelor of Education (Fourth Year Upgrade)
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
This course is for graduates who want to become a secondary school teacher and have an appropriate undergraduate degree.
You may also concurrently complete the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education to gain accreditation to teach religious education in Catholic schools.