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University of New England Bachelor of Education (Secondary Mathematics)
University of New England

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Mathematics)


4 Years


Full time, Part time

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Jun 2024

AUD 31,432 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* international students fees. contact the university for domestic students tuition fees


In today's increasingly science and technology-driven world, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is essential to help students develop 21st-century skills such as creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.

If you're passionate about STEM and you want to develop the knowledge and skills to become a sought-after secondary teacher, the UNE Bachelor of Education (Secondary STEM) is for you.

You have the flexibility to design your course from a wide range of teaching areas, including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics, Computing and Agriculture. Moreover, UNE is currently the only provider of an undergraduate NESA-accredited degree that offers Agriculture as a teaching area.

Our coursework is contemporary and well-rounded, ensuring you are ready to enter the profession with specialist STEM knowledge and real-world skills to pursue a rewarding teaching career.

Why study the Bachelor of Education (Secondary STEM) with UNE?

UNE's goal is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become an independent, valuable STEM teacher who can ignite students' curiosity, build knowledge and develop their potential.

What makes our course different?

  • Develop broad STEM teaching skills and discover how to create dynamic, engaging learning experiences for students.
  • Put your academic knowledge into real world practice with 80 days of professional experience in a secondary school, including an online demonstration school.
  • Choose from a variety of subjects across the spectrum of STEM education. In addition to a broad range of core units, we offer a multitude of elective units in fields such as Physics and Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Environmental science, and Computer Programming, User Experience and Interaction Design, just to name a few. Additionally, we’re currently the only provider of an undergraduate NESA-accredited degree that offers the sought-after subject of Agriculture as a teaching area.
  • Develop yourself into a confident, independent, reflective STEM teacher who can adapt efficiently and constructively to changes within the profession.
  • Study in a way that best fits your schedule. UNE offers this degree full-time (four years) and part-time (up to ten years) to suit your needs.

By choosing UNE, you are choosing an industry leader in the provision of online lifelong learning for aspiring and qualified teachers. Year after year, students award UNE 5-star ratings for Overall Experience and Student Support.

Study online

Most of our students choose to study online across three study periods with 24/7 tutor support* and fit study around work and family commitments. Uniquely, our online students are mostly over 30 and bring valuable experience with them. They form a community of adults juggling the same challenges and priorities and who bring their life and work experience together at UNE in order to become future-fit and better respond to a rapidly changing world.

Study on campus

Many of our students choose to take advantage of the on-campus lifestyle in Armidale, in the beautiful New England region, with access to unparalleled support, accommodation and sporting facilities. These students are often starting their first degree and have left school recently. Through access to academic and career support they get a fantastic start to their careers.

24/7 tutor support includes: essay feedback (within 24 hours); live chat 24/7 for generic feedback on academic writing; and subject-specific help at a foundation or first-year level for subjects including mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, business, accounting, microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics. There are also a wide range of workshops, resources and courses available in academic skills support to assist you and help you to succeed.


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