A recognised three-year Bachelor's degree which meets the prerequisites for their selected teaching methods/specialisation/s. These prerequisites normally involve at least a major (three consecutive years of study, usually six courses) in the main teaching specialisation, and a minor (two years of study, usually four courses) in the second teaching specialisation.
Additional WAM requirement: Entry into the Master of Teaching (Secondary) requires a WAM of 60 or higher.
IMPORTANT: All students must qualify in one or more first teaching areas and, depending on prior study, may be eligible to qualify in two first teaching areas or a first and up to two additional teaching areas.
First Teaching Area requirements
A sequence of at least six units in a specialist teaching area equivalent to 0.75 EFT (i.e. for UNSW graduates 36 UoC), at AQF Level 7 (undergraduate bachelor level), studied over three levels or years with at least 2 of these units at Level (Year) 3 or above and no more than two units at Level (Year) 1, or the equivalent at the postgraduate level.
Note: Music and Visual Arts can only be taken as a first teaching area.
Additional Teaching Area Requirements
A sequence of at least four units in a specialist teaching area equivalent to 0.50 EFT (i.e. for UNSW graduates 24 UoC), at AQF Level 7 (undergraduate bachelor level), studied over two levels or years with at least 2 of these units at Level (Year) 2 or above and no more than two units at Level (Year) 1, or the equivalent at the postgraduate level.
Additional English language requirements
A very high level of competence in spoken and written English is required equivalent to a Band 5 in HSC English Advanced, Standard English or English as a Second Language, or an overall IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening and a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, or the equivalent.