This double degree is for students who want to become secondary-school teachers. It combines studies in theoretical and practical aspects of education with your approved teaching discipline selected from English, ancient and/or modern history, languages, Indigenous studies, drama, geography, music studies, or sociology and anthropology.
After completing this degree, you will have a professional teaching qualification as well as an Arts degree from the UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In your final two years, you will develop skills in classroom competence and spend up to 80 days in supervised teaching in at least two secondary-school contexts.
- Australian Studies
- Chinese Studies
- French Studies
- German Studies
- Indigenous Studies
- Indonesian Studies
- Japanese Studies
- Korean Studies
- Legal Studies
- Sociology and Anthropology
- Spanish and Latin American Studies
- Theatre and Performance Studies
- Women's and Gender Studies
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- Secondary-school teacher
- Policy development specialist
- Corporate trainer
- Customer relations and managerial consultant
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Accreditation / Professional Recognition
This degree is accredited by NSW Education Standards Authority as an initial teaching qualification for both government and non-government secondary schools throughout Australia and is widely accepted as a teaching qualification internationally.
Any Band 5 or higher in any HSC English course or the equivalent. For B Commerce, B Economics: Mathematics (Advanced). For B Science: Mathematics (Advanced) and Chemistry plus one of Biology or Earth and Environmental Science, Physics or Mathematics Extension 1 (depending on chosen area of study). For B Music: Applicants are expected to have reached the level of at least Grade 7 AMEB Performance (or equivalent) and Music 2, or Grade 6 AMEB Musicianship (or equivalent), or HSC Music Extension