#20 in the world
Ranked 20th in the world for education by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020.
Our research institutes
Study in acclaimed research institutes including the Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Charles Perkins Centre.
This five-year combined degree gives you a professional qualification to teach science in secondary schools.
You will acquire a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching. The course covers professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology.
The course requires you to complete a major in a science teaching area. Science teaching areas available include biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, geography, and physics. You also need to complete at least two years of a second science teaching area, which can include mathematics. All students need to take one year of mathematics as part of this course.
School observation and work-based training, worth a total of at least 560 hours, are integral components of the professional experience in this degree. This professional experience is offered in partnership with participating schools and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and professional understanding.
In fifth year you can choose from various education units, including Teaching International English, Meeting the Needs of Cultural Diversity, and Responding to Diverse Needs in Schools.
Our graduates can be found in a broad range of careers and roles, including:
Sydney undergraduate Education courses are accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
Vietnamese High School Graduation Certificate (Bang Tot Ngiep Trung hoc Pho thong) with the necessary GPA obtained from selected high schools gifted students (trường THPT chuyên)
GPA equivalent ATAR 80
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE)
The requirement to complete the LANTITE applies to all students enrolled in the BEd (Primary); BEd (Health and PE); BEd (Secondary:Humanities and Social Sciences)/BA; BEd (Secondary: Maths)/BSc; BEd (Secondary: Science)/BSc; and all Master of Teaching programs except MTeach (Early Childhood).
Information about LANTITE for students commencing their studies in 2017 and beyond will be required to have successfully completed testing as follows: All BEd students commencing their studies in 2017 and beyond will be expected to sit and pass the test within the first two years of candidature.
IELTS 7.5 – 7.0 reading and writing, 8.0 listening and speaking
Camperdown/ Darlington campus