The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is a four-year course, and is available on both a full time and part time basis
The course provides initial teacher education for people who wish to work in secondary years (Years 7-12) school classroom settings. It contains four strands: Christian Studies, Education Studies, Discipline Studies (including Discipline Content and Curriculum and Pedagogy) and Professional Experiences.
Students in the course complete two teaching areas of 6 units each.
The maximum time allowed for the completion of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is 10 years. Extensions beyond this time may be approved where extenuating circumstances exist.
Course admission information, including the OP/selection rank, and student profile for the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) can be found here.
COURSE ADMISSION CRITERIA
I am an applicant with:
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
English language proficiency requirements apply to all domestic and overseas applicants for whom English is not their first language. The minimum English language proficiency requirements for entry to the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) are as follows:
|IELTS (Academic)||7.5 (at least 8.0 for Listening and Speaking; at least 7.0 for reading and Writing)|
|ISLPR||4 (in each of the areas of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing)|
WHAT TO EXPECT
Our expert teaching staff will inspire you to think creatively, be curious and innovate
School-based teaching placements create authentic learning experiences and are integral to shaping teaching practice.
CHC’s teacher education courses incorporate mandatory school-based professional experience placements (PEP) over the duration of the course.
|Bachelor of Education: Primary & Secondary||85 days||30 days|
|Mater of Teaching: Primary & Secondary||85 days||NA|
Placements are undertaken across a diversity of contexts including 20 days in a regional location
The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) consists of 4 strands: Christian Studies, Education Studies, Discipline Studies (including Discipline Content, and Curriculum and Pedagogy) and Professional Experience.
As part of their Discipline Content studies, students complete 6 units in each of 2 teaching areas.
The Professional Experience Program (PEP) is a school-based program in which students complete 80 days of practicum and 30+ days of internship, which provides for the number of days of supervised experience required by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) for registration. This consists of 4 PEP blocks, each of 4 weeks in duration, with a full day orientation prior to the block, and an internship block, of at least 6 weeks, with a full day orientation prior to the internship. Students undertake their PEP placements in a range of schools with which CHC has established partnerships over many years. These are predominantly Christian schools in south-east Queensland. Students are required to hold a valid Blue Card in order to engage in PEP.
In planning their courses, students must consult the Education Courses Guide for information regarding course rules and requirements, including unit prerequisite requirements.
Students complete six units in each of two teaching areas chosen from the following:
Teaching areas are offered for the following subjects:
All courses at CHC have study costs associated with them, and these are determined by whether you are a domestic student or an international student, and whether you are in a fee-paying place or a Commonwealth supported place.
Different payment options are available, and eligible students can access the Commonwealth government’s HELP scheme to defer the payment of their study costs.
You can see what you study costs will be by clicking the link below.
CHC has a number of scholarships available in particular course areas to help students who are coming to CHC as school-leavers.
The Government also provides some financial assistance to students to help the transition into study.
Further information about scholarships and government financial assistance is available below.
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