|UAC code||Pattern of attendance||2013 cut-off||Start date||Major offer round|
|Newcastle – Callaghan||CSP||481065||4F/EqP||73.55||3 Mar 2014||16 Jan 2014|
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Recommended studies: Any two units of English. For Mathematics teaching: Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1.
Major studies: Secondary teaching, mathematics. Students may elect to undertake the special education specialisation in the fourth year of the program.
Practical experience: Students will complete the equivalent of 90 days of professional experience in relevant school settings. This may involve placement in schools in locations outside the Newcastle area.
Honours: Students may elect to complete a 40-unit embedded Honours in Teaching program assuming they meet and maintain the eligibility requirements. Honours is currently under review and subject to change.
Professional recognition: Graduates will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers.
Career opportunities: Examples include Secondary teaching of Mathematics (Yrs 7–12) in the NSW Department of Education and Training, Catholic education and independent school systems; and in public and private school sectors both nationally and internationally. The degree program provides additional career prospects outside the teaching profession, such as research, management, bioinformatics, computer-related enterprises, logistics and strategic planning, and the mining and energy sectors.
Additional information: Graduates intending to seek employment in NSW schools to teach at secondary level must have achieved specific levels of study in English at the NSW HSC. For students who do not meet the requirements when they commence the course, the University offers study concurrent with their degree to achieve the required level.
Teacher education courses
Primary teachers in NSW schools
Secondary teachers in NSW schools
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