Overview

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.

Program Code

4076

UAC Code

422110

CRICOS Code

075263A

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Majors

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Climate Science
  • Education
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Vision Science

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Secondary-school teacher
  • School policy adviser
  • Corporate trainer, supervisor, manager in other industries

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

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.

Assumed Knowledge

Any 2 units of English (minimum Band 5); Mathematics; Chemistry or Physics (depending on chosen area of study)

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

85.00

2019 Guaranteed Entry

86.00

2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma

31

2018 QLD OP

8

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Annual Tuition Fee

$8,661*

Commonwealth Supported Place - Student Contribution Bands apply for this dual award degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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