This course will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in mathematics or science.
In this five-year degree 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.
You will need to complete a Bachelor of Science major in mathematics. You may also opt to study a second teaching method in science. Science teaching areas offered include biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, geography, and physics. One year of chemistry or physics is compulsory if you intend to teach science.
School observation and practice teaching are integral components of the professional experiences 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 your fifth year you can take various education units of study, including Teaching International English, Meeting the Needs of Cultural Diversity, and Responding to Diverse Needs in Schools.
Honours is available to meritorious students, in either Education or Bachelor of Science. Honours in Education requires the completion of an alternative 12 credit-point honours pathway described in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Mathematics) and Bachelor of Science Table of units. Completion of the degree is required in the minimum standard full-time duration.