Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary) Southern Cross University - SCU

4.67 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Graduates of this combined degree can teach in both primary and secondary schools (kindergarten to Year 12), significantly expanding their career opportunities. Students complete curriculum studies in six key learning areas for primary school teaching and one secondary teaching subject in English, mathematics, geography or modern history.

In their first year, students study essential foundational content for teaching in primary and secondary schools. Starting in their second year, and continuing throughout the remainder of their degree, students study curriculum, pedagogy and effective teaching strategies. This includes discipline studies in their chosen secondary teaching subject. They also begin significant blocks of professional teaching experiences in primary and secondary schools to thoroughly prepare them for teaching practice.


In order to teach in secondary schools, students must undertake eight units including two secondary curriculum specialisations units and six units from one of the...

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Dual qualification: graduates can work as both a primary school teacher and a secondary school teacher (in English, mathematics, modern history or geography).

Additional Information

Students complete a program of in-school professional teaching experiences during the course, culminating in an extended in-school development expe...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary) Southern Cross University - SCU based on 3 reviews
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August 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The best part of this course is the extensive support available to students. Being a smaller university, the tutors and course convenors get to know the students and they genuinely care about you. When I have struggled to understand an assessment task in the past, I have had tutors call me on my mobile to help expl...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Helping kids in education

Negatives: Studying

My advice to future students is: Study heaps

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: I love the small classes and the teachers who are there willing to help

Negatives: Not as big of a uni so less resources

My advice to future students is: Don't get behind on your assignments they sneak up on you

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