Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)

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  • Objectives
    CSU’s Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) is an integrated program leading to the award of two degrees, and is designed to equip graduates for secondary science teaching.
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Course description
    About the course

    This double degree offers majors in:

        * Biology
        * Mathematics
        * Analytical Chemistry

    In addition to one of the majors listed, this course comprises core compulsory subjects, a minor sequence and a number of education subjects. Your double degree qualification allows you to be a qualified secondary science teacher from Years 7-12.

    Students will develop an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of much of modern scientific investigation, and will be highly employable graduates in the area of science.

    Where it will take you

    Teaching is a rewarding career allowing you to assist young people’s development and life choices, and graduates with secondary teaching qualifications in science are in demand in all Australian states and territories. On completion of this double degree, graduates will be provided with opportunities for employment in teaching, industry, government departments and authorities, and research laboratories.

    Your course is recognised by industry

    Registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers is currently being sought.

    Practical experience

    During the four years of full-time study, students engage in a range of teaching experiences. These are integrated into each year of the course and culminate in the fourth year with the extended practicum.

    The extended practicum is a 10 week internship where the student assumes a full teaching load.

    Additional requirements

    Refer to the Additional requirements section for information on:

        * NSW Teachers Institute requirement
        * Literacy requirement
        * Criminal Record Clearance

    Science Scholarships

    CSU's Science Scholarships are available for on campus applicants to this course, providing $4000 per annum for up to four years (subject to satisfactory progress). Once awarded the Scholarship, the money is the student's to spend in the way that assists them most.

    Applicants must achieve a University Admissions Index (UAI)(NSW) or ENTER(VIC) of 80 and above (inclusive of the Regional Bonus) to be eligible to receive the Scholarship.

    To apply, download the Science Scholarships application form, complete all sections, then return the form to the Scholarships Officer before the end of October in the year prior to commencing your studies.

    Graduation requirements

    To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 256 points (32 subjects). Upon completion of the program, students graduate with two separate awards, BSc and BTeach (Sec).

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