Do you love language, arts and exploring how people interact? Completing a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Teaching at Murdoch will help you turn your passion into a career and give you a competitive edge with a variety of employers across Australia and overseas. Here’s why:
This degree will give you the qualification you need to teach students in Years 7 to 12, specialising in two curriculum areas that you’re passionate about. You’ll combine a Bachelor of Education with a Bachelor of Arts, specialising in English.
You’ll examine the place and role of education in society and how young people learn, building curriculum and pedagogy knowledge and skills in your chosen learning areas. You’ll develop a strong grounding in effective learning, teaching and assessment practices.
As part of your studies, you’ll learn how to manage a secondary level classroom. You will gain the practical experience you need to teach in a wide range of schooling environments which could include metropolitan, rural, remote, international, hard-to-staff, multicultural, hospital, private and state schools. We offer a variety of internships in Western Australia, with some placements available for 12 months.
You’ll enjoy a range of learning experiences. We were the first in Australia to introduce mixed-reality learning, using avatars to prepare you for real life classroom experiences.
As a Murdoch student, you’ll be mentored by our staff with extensive teaching experience, giving you the support you need to become a confident, creative and flexible teacher.
You’ll graduate ready for the classroom with a personalised online portfolio to showcase your experience. Your qualification will be recognised by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia and the state, Catholic and independent schools departments, organisations and associations.
After you complete this course, you could even pursue a Master of Education (Coursework) or Master of Education (Research) to further expand your career opportunities and build your expertise