The University of Sydney School 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 challenge you and develop your confidence to teach in all aspects of early childhood settings as you gain a professional qualification to teach children from birth up to five years old. It sets the benchmark in early childhood education programs, with compulsory professional experiences and in-depth study of child development and pedagogy.

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 70

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.


Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513245

The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) is a degree with a strong focus on integrating educational theory and practice that will produce teachers equipped with the necessary skills to be leaders of Health and Physical Education.

Students also complete a second teaching method. University lectures and practical workshops will be linked to a comprehensive professional development program, including various service learning experiences.


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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75 (A+C)

Course requirements:
Must 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 to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. For more information, visit our personal statement FAQ page.

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.


Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Four years full-time
UAC code: 513250

Inspire our next generation in 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.

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 80 (A+C)

Course requirements:
Must 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 to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. For more information, visit our personal statement FAQ page.

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.


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

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513255

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bachelor of Arts five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in the areas of humanities and social sciences.

Covering professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology, this degree will give you a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching.

For more information:


E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75 (A+C)

Course requirements:
Must 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 to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. For more information, visit our personal statement FAQ page.

Assumed knowledge:
Depends on the areas or units studied.


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

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513260

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. Covering professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology, this degree will give you a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching.

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75 (A+C)

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.

HSC General Mathematics is not accepted.

Applicants to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. For more information, visit our personal statement FAQ page.

Assumed knowledge:
HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent

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. Covering professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology, this degree will give you a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching.

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.

HSC General Mathematics is not accepted.

Applicants to all undergraduate education degrees (except Early Childhood) will be required to complete a brief personal statement. For more information, visit our personal statement FAQ page.

Assumed knowledge:
HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent

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 internationally recognised Bachelor of Social Work degree prepares you for employment in a complex, diverse and changing field where your capacity to transfer knowledge and skills across contexts is essential. This degree is accredited with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75

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


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work

Five years full-time
UAC code: 513275

This five-year program offers the opportunity to combine the professional social work qualification with majors that complement the Bachelor of Social Work, such as sociology and social policy, gender studies or philosophy, offered through the Bachelor of Arts.

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E12 ATAR (or equivalent IB score): 75

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


Faculty support

  • Access to our Welcome Week orientation and transition program and mentoring by senior students for the first 8 weeks of semester.