Bachelor of Education (Secondary) University of Newcastle - UON

4.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews
Ranked #17 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
Newcastle
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Secondary teachers have the unique distinction of being able to nurture, teach and empower students at a critical period of their development. Be at the forefront of tomorrow, directly influencing and enabling future generations at the cusp of their maturity.

Combine your passion for education with your chosen areas of interest – choose your specialisations from a range of 23 majors and 29 minors. Gain in-depth expertise, professional teaching accreditation, confidence and skills to empower students and change lives.

UON education graduates are both qualified teachers and highly skilled specialists who work across teaching and non-teaching roles in education and related industries.

Majors

Aboriginal Studies
Ancient History
Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry
Computing Technology: Information Systems & Software Design (major only)
Design...

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Careers

high school teacher (in subject specific areas)
special education
English as a second language teacher
health and fitness trainer
community...

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Additional Information

90 days of professional placements in educational and school settings and other training opportunities from first year - virtual reality teaching,...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Education (Secondary) University of Newcastle - UON based on 5 reviews
Rating
4.0
Job prospects
4.6
Teachers
4.2
Course work
4.4
Time worthy
4.8
Money Worthy
4.2



Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: It’s a practical course, where you get not only learn the content needs to teach but the skills to teach in your area of study

Negatives: We need more practice with lesson plans and lesson management as well as unit plans

My advice to future students is: Just get in and have a go and you’ll do fine

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August 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: Learning how to become an educator, learning strategies in order to teach effective classrooms and also making like-minded friends

Negatives: I sometimes find content is a bit irrelavant

My advice to future students is: Immerse yourself in the course

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August 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Very fun and you meet lots of people

Negatives: Can be difficult to link some things to real life

My advice to future students is: This is a very interesting course that covers a wide range of study not just everything to do with teaching

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June 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: - good amounts of practical experience
- build strong connections with other teachers

Negatives: - a few seemingly irrelevant courses
- very biased subjects

My advice to future students is: Give it your best shot because it’s worth it!

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: gives a wide range of employment opportunities

Negatives: some classes do not entertain me- i find it hard to learn stuff i'm not interested in

My advice to future students is: start assignments when you get them

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