This is a double degree for students who want to work as high-school science or maths teachers.
After completing this degree you will have a professional teaching qualification as well as a Science degree from the UNSW Faculty of Science.
Students will gain analytical skills with broad application in the sciences including biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics or mathematics.
Along with the theoretical aspects of education, we place great importance on practical experience.
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.
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Biological Science
- Climate Science
- Marine Science
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Vision Science
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- Secondary-school teacher
- School policy adviser
- Corporate trainer, supervisor, manager in other industries
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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