The UTS Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education degree puts practical experience front and centre of your university experience and gets you into a classroom from your first year of study.
Choose from primary or secondary teaching and learn key skills in core learning areas which prepare you to make a difference in the lives of your future students
This course also integrates the latest educational theory with a comprehensive professional experience program, where you’ll spend 80 days a year in a school-based placement, applying what you learn at uni in a real-world teaching context.
- Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
- Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
Relevant Postgraduate courses: Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) , Master of Education (Learning and Leadership) , Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL , Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and TESOL and Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.
This course focuses on building innovative teaching methods and exploring contemporary issues and applications in key learning areas.
Key learning areas include technology-enhanced learning and learning analytics, with most subjects delivered in blended mode, which means you’ll combine face-to-face, on-campus study with independent online learning.
- Primary Education
- Secondary Education
Whilst studying a major in Primary of Secondary Teaching, you’ll also be able to specialise in either:
- Special Education
Why choose this course?
- Australia's leading education course
With UTS you’ll join a cohort of students studying Australia’s leading undergraduate education course. Outstanding students can also apply for our honours degree.
- Professional experience program
Spend 80 days in the classroom from the start of your degree, thanks to our intensive and closely supported professional experience program.
Choose to specialise in niche areas like STEM, TESOL or Special Education. You can also access teacher education scholarships, cadetships or internships with Teach.NSW.
- International experience
Take advantage of international professional experience placements, or learn a language and study overseas with the combined International Studies degree.
- Purpose-built facilities
Study in purpose-built teacher education facilities in the heart of Sydney. You’ll be a hop, skip and a jump from Central Station, Railway Square and Sydney’s creative industries precinct.
- Pathways and admission options
Didn’t get into your chosen course? Our admission pathway options can help you find an alternative route.
Career options include primary teaching (kindergarten to year 6) and/or secondary teaching (years 7–12) in English, Languages, Mathematics, Science, Social Science or PDHPE) in a public or private school, locally and internationally.
Recognition of prior learning
If you’ve studied one of the following qualifications, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning:
- TAFE qualification in Children’s Services
- A diploma in Children’s Services
- Teaching and Learning subjects completed at a recognised university, or as part of a teacher education course.
Recognition of prior learning will not be granted for practical or work experience, parenting, or prior study in an unrelated course.
Read more about recognition of prior learning in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
What the students say
What our students and graduates say about studying teacher education at UTS.
Professional experience in the first session really stood out to me as a student who wanted to become a primary teacher.
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
The part I enjoyed most out of my double degree — hands down, was the exchange year!
Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
I love how I started my first professional experience in the third week of my first year of uni!
Bachelor of Education (Primary)