Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093397D

Level of study: Undergraduate


Growing minds need guidance, support and inspiration. As the bridge between childhood and adult life, secondary teaching offers a unique opportunity to help shape our next generation of leaders.

If you're looking to build a rewarding career in secondary school teaching, La Trobe's Bachelor of Education (Secondary) offers a perfect opportunity to get the skills, experience and confidence you need to make a real difference in the classroom.

You'll learn how to manage classrooms, design class plans, and create a safe and engaging learning space for your students.

You'll develop two curriculum specialisations that you'll take straight into the classroom when you graduate. Choose from electives in science, languages, arts, psychology, physical education and many more.

Learn from academic experts who'll share the latest evidence-based teaching techniques. You'll learn how to address the individual learning needs of each student and explore innovative pedagogies.

You'll learn:

Digital learning

Explore the world of digital learning in a way that's creative, collaborative and innovative.

Learning contexts

Learn how to create safe, diverse learning environments for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Literacy and numeracy

Understand key concepts and conventions of the English language and numeracy.

Student development

Learn how to guide your students and nurture their talents, while helping them to grow their abilities.

Classroom readiness

Become classroom ready with extensive in-school experience and guidance from our highly experienced and dedicated teaching academics.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you'll be prepared to work in government and independent schools nationally and overseas (subject to registration).

You could find roles in:

Secondary schools

Teach, mentor and support children in secondary schools.

Community organisations

Develop, implement and deliver community education programs and interventions

Non-traditional learning environments

Provide guidance for advisory boards, private organisations, local and state governments, and media and service industries.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
34,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Mildura Campus
471 Benetook Avenue
Mildura Victoria 3500
34,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
34,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Bendigo Campus
Edwards Road
Bendigo Victoria 3552

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 7.5 with no individual band score less than 7.0 and a score of no less than 8.0 in Speaking and Listening

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE) - Overall score of 73 with no communicative skill score less than 65.

TOEFL Internet based (iBT) - Overall 102 with 24 in Reading, 24 in Listening, 23 in Speaking and 27 in Writing.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) / Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 191 with no less than 185 in any component.


La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
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