Bachelor of Arts :: Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (Honours)
After completing the first two years of the BA/BTch (Sec) course students may gain entry into the Honours program based on academic performance. Honours units replace some of the units in the regular program. The honours option allows selected students to complete a program in research methodology and conduct their own research under supervision. Furthermore, this program enhances the efforts of high potential students to influence professional practice through research, and facilitates access for students to proceed to research-based studies at Masters or Doctoral level.
Four years full-time or equivalent part-time
Mode of Delivery
On campus (Lake Macquarie)
The BA/BTch (Sec)(Hon) is self accredited by Avondale College of Higher Education and is offered within the term of the Australian Qualification Framework Level 8. The course is nationally registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).
The CRICOS registration code for the degree is: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (Honours) 057300F
English Language Proficiency Requirement for Teachers in NSW International students require an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of at least 8.0 for speaking and listening prior to being employed as graduate teachers in New South Wales.
An average mark of 75% or greater in the units of the undergraduate program is needed for admission to the Honours program.
Course Information Booklet
For more details on the content of this course please download the following booklet:
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (Honours)
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There is an increasing demand for Christian teachers to be employed in all school sectors across Australia, including the rapidly expanding Christian school sectors. This course prepares teachers to be employed by state, independent and private schools across Australia, New Zealand and countries throughout the world.
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