Faculty of Education and Social Work

education student

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513240

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) will give you a professional qualification to teach children (birth-5 years) in early childhood education settings. Our innovative four-year degree incorporates introductory and advanced curriculum units, a strong social justice and leadership focus, placement experiences in early childhood settings that exceed minimum requirements, scope to develop and apply research skills in an honours strand, and opportunities to develop strong practical and research skills. Professional recognition Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 70.00

Assumed knowledge:
Refer to units of study chosen.


Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513245

The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in the area of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE), along with a second teaching area of specialisation. If you are passionate about health, sport and the science of movement, this is the perfect course for you. It offers a range of unique experiences, including the opportunity to specialise in PDHPE. Service learning and community engagement are key features of this degree. You will be given service learning opportunities and work with educational, health and sporting organisations. Totalling 140 hours, this will supplement your professional experience placement in schools.

Professional recognition: NSW Education Standards Authority, NSW Department of Education, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, Catholic Education
Office. The course is recognised nationally and internationally.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) requires all prospective entrants to achieve three (3) Band 5 results in the HSC or equivalent IB scores, one of which MUST be in Standard English OR Advanced English (not English as a Second Language). Applicants are also required to complete a brief personal statement to UAC as part of the application for admission to this course and said personal statement must be deemed acceptable by UAC.


Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513250

Inspire our next generation through this professional qualification to teach in a primary school with children aged five to 12 years. The Bachelor of Education (Primary) offers extensive professional experiences at schools throughout the four-year program and mandatory units in Indigenous education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Special Education. Professional recognition: NSW Education Standards Authority, NSW Department of Education, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, Catholic Education Office. The course is recognised nationally and internationally.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80

Course requirements:
The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) requires all prospective entrants to achieve three (3) Band 5 results in the HSC or equivalent IB scores, one of which MUST be in Standard English OR Advanced English (not English as a Second Language). Applicants are also required to complete a brief personal statement to UAC as part of the application for admission to this course and said personal statement must be deemed acceptable by UAC.

Recommended studies:
For mathematics specialisation - Mathematics or equivalent

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education: Humanities and Social Sciences)/Bachelor of Arts

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513255

The five-year Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences)/Bachelor of Arts combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in the areas of humanities and social sciences. You will gain a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching. The course covers professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology. School observations and practice teaching are integral components of the professional experiences in this degree. Professional teaching experiences and internships are offered in partnership with participating schools and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and professional understanding of how to work in schools. Professional recognition: NSW Education Standards Authority, NSW Department of Education, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, Catholic Education Office. The course is recognised nationally and internationally.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Applicants are required to complete a brief personal statement to UAC as part of the application for admission to this course and said personal statement must be deemed acceptable by UAC.


Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education: Mathematics)/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513260

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Mathematics) and Bachelor of Science five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in mathematics or science. 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. 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. Professional recognition: NSW Education Standards Authority, NSW Department of Education, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, Catholic Education Office. The course is recognised nationally and internationally.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed:
(a) HSC Mathematics 2 unit with achievement of at least a Band 4;
(b) HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 with achievement of Band E3;
(c) IB Mathematics SL with achievement of SL5; or
(d) IB mathematics HL with achievement of HL4.

Applicants are also required to complete a brief personal statement to UAC as part of the application for admission to this course and said personal statement must be deemed acceptable by UAC.

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or Mathematics Extension 1. Other assumed knowledge depends on the areas or units studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education: Science)/Bachelor of Science

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513265

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Science) and Bachelor of Science five-year combined degree will give 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. School observation and practice teaching 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. Professional recognition: NSW Education Standards Authority, NSW Department of Education, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, Catholic Education Office. The course is recognised nationally and internationally.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Course requirements:
Must have completed:
(a) HSC Mathematics 2 unit with achievement of at least a Band 4;
(b) HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 with achievement of Band E3;
(c) IB Mathematics SL with achievement of SL5; or
(d) IB mathematics HL with achievement of HL4.

Applicants are also required to complete a brief personal statement to UAC as part of the application for admission to this course and said personal statement must be deemed acceptable by UAC.

Assumed knowledge:
Mathematics or Mathematics Extension 1. Other assumed knowledge depends on the areas or units studied.

If you would like to add to your knowledge in these areas, we offer bridging courses for Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Attendance at bridging courses is not compulsory and attending them cannot replace the course requirements.


Bachelor of Social Work

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513270

The Bachelor of Social Work allows you to qualify as a professional social worker while also taking two years of tertiary studies in other areas of interest such as sociology, diversity studies or gender studies. Combining studies in social policy and social work, you will develop skills to promote social change, problem solve in human relationships, and empower and liberate people to enhance well being. Professional recognition: Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the first-year subjects chosen.


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513275

The five-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work combined degree offers a comprehensive and flexible study pathway that will qualify you as an accredited social worker, while also allowing you to enhance your qualification with majors and minors that complement the Bachelor of Social Work, such as sociology and social policy, gender studies or philosophy, offered through the Bachelor of Arts. Professional recognition: Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75.00

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the first-year subjects chosen.


Faculty support

  • E12 Hotline, open mid-January, to assist with enrolment enquiries
  • Personalised enrolment assistance
  • “On track” meeting with their Program Director or Year 1 liaison academic across semester 1 and 2
  • Access to peer mentoring scheme