What are the admission requirements to get into Education at UTS?
To view the selection rank and admission requirements for our Education degrees, see the relevant course page:
Applicants must also submit a personal statement as part of their application.
Can I use adjustment factors (previously known as Year 12 Bonus Points) to get into Education?
No, UTS does not currently offer any adjustment factors for our Education degrees.
Are there any Education scholarships available?
You can explore the scholarships offered by UTS by using the scholarships search tool. This tool provides specific details on each scholarship, including closing dates and how to apply. UTS recently established an exciting scholarship with Newington College, which provides 4th year Education students with professional experience and financial assistance.
If I study the Primary major, do I have to choose a specialisation?
Yes, students studying Primary Education must select one of the following specialisations: Creative Arts, English, Mathematics or Science & Technology. Students studying a combined degree with International Studies can choose a specialisation in Languages. Find out more about the specialisations in the UTS Handbook.
What Secondary Education specialisations does UTS offer?
UTS offers specialisations in:
- Social Sciences (Business Studies / Economics)
- Science / Mathematics
- Mathematics / Science
Students studying Secondary Education can also study a sub-major in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); or TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Can I complete two Secondary specialisations?
No, students can only select one Secondary teaching area. The exception to this is Mathematics and Science, which can be taken in combination.
What is the course duration of the Education degrees at UTS?
The Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education is 4 years full-time.
The Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is 5 years full-time.
Both courses may be undertaken at a reduced load, however, students who reduce their study load may no longer be eligible for Centrelink or concession benefits. For more information, visit our financial help service .
Is the UTS K-12 Education course still offered?
No, UTS no longer offers the Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education (K-12).
What schools does UTS Education have partnerships with for placements?
UTS has more than 400 partnerships with primary and secondary schools across NSW. These include a diverse range of schools, including Government and non-Government schools, as well as schools in both urban and rural locations. See the list of current participating schools.
Can I undertake a rural placement?
Yes, UTS has more than 400 partnerships with primary and secondary schools across NSW. These include a number of schools in rural locations. See the list of current participating schools or read an FAQ from a student who completed a rural teaching placement in Orange.
Is there the option to complete a teacher education placement overseas?
Yes, students may have the option of completing a placement overseas through the subject ‘International Professional Experience’. Past programs have included trips to Bhutan, Samoa and Thailand. However, this program may not be available every year.
Can I go on Global Exchange with an Education degree at UTS?
Yes, it is possible for Education students to go on Global Exchange. It is advised that the best time to go is in Autumn session of Year 3.
Will I get to study any electives in the degree?
Yes, students do have access to elective subjects, however the number depends on the major (Primary or Secondary) and the stream chosen.
Can I combine a UTS Education degree with another degree, e.g. Bachelor of Science?
No, currently UTS Education students can only combine their degree with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. Students also have the option of adding a Diploma in Languages or a Diploma in Innovation to their Education degree.