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Bachelor of Education (Technology Secondary)

Southern Cross University

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The Bachelor of Education (Technology Secondary) is a gateway degree to work as a registered teacher. First year is a foundational year with a solid grounding in literacy, numeracy and subject content, as well as issues in contemporary education.

Graduates will be qualified as technology teachers in secondary schools.

Some online units require attendance at on-campus workshops. This course is also available online.

Teacher education courses: All students enrolled in an initial teacher education program must complete and pass the benchmarking Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education during the course of their studies.

Areas of study

Industrial Technology or Food and Fibre and a choice of other teaching subjects.Curriculum, pedagogy, discipline areas, teaching strategies.

Career opportunities

Secondary school technology teacher.

Professional recognition

Accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority and approved by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) for Primary and Secondary initial teacher education in accordance with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Practical experience

Substantial program of in-school professional teaching experience.

Fees and charges

Refer to Southern Cross University current fee information.

Essential requirements for admission

Personal statement: Applicants must submit a 1,000-word personal statement as part of their application. Refer to Education non-academic requirements on the Southern Cross University website for details.

Inherent requirements: Check the essential components of this course (knowledge, skills, capabilities) to achieve the course learning outcomes.

Check the special requirements and policies for this course.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Recommended studies: Any 2 units of English, Mathematics Advanced.

Other applicants

Refer to Southern Cross University general admission criteria.

Further information

View all details of this course on the SCU website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

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Double degree/Combined degree
The University offers double degrees in law and arts, and business and arts. When you complete a double degree you are awarded two separate degrees (eg Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts).