Secondary Teaching (Science & Sport and Health Science)

Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Secondary Education + Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport and Health Science

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Gain the skills required to teach students in Years 7 to 12, specialising in two curriculum areas that you’re passionate about, plus Sport and Health Science.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1329
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Course Code

    • B1329
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

Are you passionate about sports, science or learning how things work? Completing a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Teaching at Murdoch will help you turn your passion into a career and give you a competitive edge with a variety of employers across Australia and overseas. Here’s why:

  • This degree will give you the qualification you need to teach students in Years 7 to 12, specialising in two curriculum areas that you’re passionate about.
  • You can combine your Bachelor of Education with a Bachelor of Science (Sport and Health Science) to focus on Health and Physical Education.
  • You’ll examine the place and role of education in society and how young people learn, building curriculum and pedagogy knowledge and skills in your chosen learning areas. You’ll develop a strong grounding in effective learning, teaching and assessment practices.
  • As part of your studies, you’ll learn how to manage a secondary level classroom. You will gain the practical experience you need to teach in a wide range of schooling environments which could include metropolitan, rural, remote, international, hard-to-staff, multicultural, hospital, private and state schools.  We offer a variety of internships in Western Australia, with some placements available for 12 months.
  • You’ll enjoy a range of learning experiences. We were the first in Australia to introduce mixed-reality learning, using avatars to prepare you for real life classroom experiences.

As a Murdoch student, you’ll be mentored by our staff with extensive teaching experience, giving you the support you need to become a confident, creative and flexible teacher.

You’ll graduate ready for the classroom with a personalised online portfolio to showcase your experience. Your qualification will be recognised by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia and the state, Catholic and independent schools departments, organisations and associations.

After you complete this course, you could even pursue a Master of Education (Coursework) or Master of Education (Research) to further expand your career opportunities and build your expertise.

CRICOS Code: 084238E

 

  • Location

    • Perth Campus (some units external)
  • Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
  • School

    • School of Education
  • Qualification

    • Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Secondary Education + Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport and Health Science

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

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Special Requirements

Prior to placement in any school for Professional Experience, it is mandatory that pre-service teachers complete or obtain several forms and clearances. Information and forms regarding these mandatory requirements can be accessed via the Professional Experience website: http://www.murdoch.edu.au/School-of-Education/Professional-Experience Completion and submission of these mandatory requirements is essential before placements can be arranged. Please note the following requirements for Teacher Registration in Australia: Students admitted to Initial Teacher Education programs on the basis of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assessment, or an equivalent English language proficiency assessment, must have attained an overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7.5 (with no score below 7 in any of the four skills areas, and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening), either on entry to or on graduation from the program.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

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  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

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Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)