The Bachelor of Design (Honours)/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is a 5 year dual award program that prepares you for a career as a design professional, as well as a visual arts and design educator.
The Bachelor of Design (Honours) degree has an integrated approach to design, where graduates gain flexible skills that allow them to work across a wide range of design disciplines. Our Design and Education gain teaching specialisations in:
- Visual Arts
- Graphics and Multimedia Technology
Students in the Design and Education degree will complete:
- a major sequence in Education including core courses, electives and placements
- a major sequence of Design core courses
Two streams of courses from the following Design studios:
- Graphics Media
- Interactive Media
- Object Design
- Spatial Design
From the second year onwards of your Arts and Education program, you will develop skills in classroom competence and spend up to 80 days in supervised teaching in at least three different secondary school contexts.
- Secondary-school teacher
- Corporate trainer
- Graphic design and digital media producer
- Brand identity and advertising consultant
- Film, television and mobile producer
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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