Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in 16 units of advanced education courses or hold a bachelor degree and a Diploma of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in the Diploma of Education.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 6256

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Education

Email: education@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6550

Web:

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in 16 units of advanced education courses or hold a bachelor degree and a Diploma of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in the Diploma of Education.

CRICOS Code: 025965G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26500

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours)?

The Honours program emphasises independent scholarship and research through the preparation of a written thesis. It provides excellent research training (theory and research design, data collection, data analysis and writing skills) and allows a high level of involvement in the School of Education postgraduate research culture.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours).

Honours

Honours is available as part of the standard program awarded based on a cumulative weighted GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in 16 units of advanced education courses or hold a bachelor degree and a Diploma of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in the Diploma of Education.

Additional application information

AITSL ( Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership ) have advised the university that, in the future, students in the Bachelor of Education, Graduate Diploma in Education and Master of Teaching will need to satisfactorily complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students . There will be an additional cost involved. We will update this information as it becomes available.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in 16 units of advanced education courses or hold a bachelor degree and a Diploma of Education with a GPA of 5.75 in the Diploma of Education.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 025965G

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 6256

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 26500

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours)

Careers

The Bachelor of Education (Honours) prepares students for employment as teachers or educational administrators. It also provides the possibility of progressing more quickly than otherwise towards the PhD degree.

AITSL ( Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership ) have advised the university that, in the future, students in the Bachelor of Education, Graduate Diploma in Education and Master of Teaching will need to satisfactorily complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students . There will be an additional cost involved. We will update this information as it becomes available.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain 16 units from the BEd(Sec)(Hons) course list comprising:

  • 2 units for Part A;
  • 6 units from Part B; and
  • 8 units for Part C.
List Refer to BEd (Sec)(Hons) rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours)