The dual award degree program, Bachelor of Economics Bachelor of Education (BEc BEd) is a four-year program (192 UOC) for intending secondary school teachers. The program is a nationally accredited pre-service qualification. Students combine studies in two single secondary teaching specialisations from the BEc. The program covers both theoretical and practical aspects of education, including 80 days supervised professional experience in at least two different secondary schools.
High achieving BEd students may apply for entry to Honours. Honours is an additional year of study (two years part-time) which allows a student to further explore the field of Education. It involves seminars and the completion of a thesis. For more information about our Honours program please click here.
This program requires students to study two single methods to prepare them for their secondary teaching specialisation(s). Methods available to students undertaking the dual Commerce/Education program in 2013 are:
- Business Studies
The Education program at UNSW prepares graduates to pursue a career in secondary school teaching in New South Wales, Australia and overseas. Other career options include policy development and leadership within schools or supervisory, corporate training, customer relations and managerial roles in a variety of industries.
Teaching practice is undertaken in at least two different secondary schools under the supervision of experienced teachers, and is complemented by an innovative program of community engagement. Students must be available five days a week during normal school hours during these periods. Click here for more information about Professional Experience at UNSW.
English Language Requirements
Proficiency in English is essential in all Education courses. It is expected that all applicants will have a Higher School Certificate minimum Band 4 in Standard English, English as a Second Language or Advanced English, or an overall IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 8.0 in Speaking and Listening and a minimum of 7.0 in Reading and Writing, or the equivalent.
|Program Convenor (Yr 1)||Dr Greg Leaney|
|Program Convenor (Yr 2)||Dr Leila Morsy|
|Program Convenor (Yr 3)||Dr Terry Cumming|
|Program Convenor (Yr 4)||Dr Susen Smith|
|UNSW Program Code||4058|
|Program Duration||4 years
|Units of Credit||192 UOC|
|Program Structure||See handbook details below
|Location||UNSW Kensington Campus|
|Commencement||Semester 1,2013 & Semester 2, 2013|
|How to Apply||Apply online at www.uac.edu.au|
|Fees||Click here for more information
|Information for International Students||www.international.unsw.edu.au|
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