Bachelor of Teaching with Bachelor of Economics
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Double Degree
Duration 4 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 324361
The Bachelor of Teaching is offered as a double degree and is designed for students who are beginning tertiary study. The focus in the first three years is on completing (in two different subject areas) two majors or a major and a minor sequence. The major and minor subject sequences are taken as part of the Bachelor of Economics. The subject areas chosen by students must be taught at senior secondary level (years 10-12) and be offered by the School of Education in the final year of the degree.
In each of these years students also take education courses designed to provide an on-going orientation to educational issues and practice. The first, second and third year education courses include assessed observation an experience in school contexts, one of which will be in a country school. The final year is aligned to secondary school terms and taken up entirely with education studies which are organised around three periods of supervised and assessed Professional Experience placements in secondary schools.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 324361 2017 CSP ATAR 95.4 2017 CSP IB 36 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February Enquiries Ask Adelaide
Alternative entry pathways
SATAC Code: 324361
- Higher Education applicants
You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent university study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
- Special Entry applicants
You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2018. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2017 or 2016), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2016). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
- Without formal qualifications?
You may be eligible for our special access schemes.
- Other Entry Pathways
CRICOS 047796D Intake February
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 7 Reading 7 Listening 7 Speaking 7 Writing 7 TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 24 Listening 24 Speaking 23 Writing 27 Pearsons Overall 65 Reading 65 Listening 65 Speaking 65 Writing 65 Cambridge Overall 185 Reading 185 Listening 185 Speaking 185 Writing 185 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 75 International Baccalaureate (IB) 25 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 11 United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 20 General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 7 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 70 ISC & CBSE [India] 70% ISBE [India] 80% SAT [US] 1200 Abitur 3.4 Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.5 Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5 STPM or Matrikulasi 2.78 The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 74 Eynesbury Foundation Program 360 Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
International Qualifications English
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $8,700
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessThe Bachelor of Teaching program prepares students for teaching in middle and senior secondary schools. It is also suitable for students intending to work with adult learners.
The teaching program is recognised by education departments in all states of Australia and by most teacher-employing authorities overseas. There are job opportunities for graduates in most subjects, particularly in country areas.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Industry PlacementCriminal History Check and Responding to Abuse and Neglect training
Professional Experience Placements form a compulsory part of the program. Students will be required to undertake a Child-related Employment screening through Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). If a student fails to obtain clearance for any reason, the University cannot accept responsibility for obtaining a professional experience placement or any professional experience activity that a student may require to complete the course of study.
In addition, students who are completing any in-school activities or professional experience placements must undertake mandatory training in Responding to Abuse and Neglect prior to the commencement of the activity/placement.
Students must provide documented evidence that shows that they have completed all of the required training.
Professional AccreditationThe double degree program provides a professional qualification that is recognised for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and overseas countries.
Tutor, Education Coordinator, Education Officer / Educator, School Services Officer, Teacher
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
Degree StructureThe double degree provides students with the opportunity to pursue education courses from the beginning of their university studies. The primary focus in the first three years is on undertaking study in the two discipline areas in which the student intends to teach. These courses are taken as part of the degree that accompanies the Bachelor of Teaching in the subject areas of the student's choice. In each of the first three years, students also take an education course designed to provide an on-going orientation to educational issues and practice.
The first and second year education courses involve observation and experience in school contexts. The final year is taken up entirely with education studies and is commenced after the other degree is completed. Placements cover a total of 85 days in the Adelaide metropolitan area and country South Australia. The Bachelor of Teaching is designed primarily for students who have not already commenced university study.
Students who have commenced a degree should consider completing their program of study and then apply for the Master of Teaching. Students completing the requirements of the Bachelor of Teaching are eligible to gain credit towards a Master of Teaching degree.
A successful Department of Child and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Clearance is required by teacher employment authorities in South Australia.
A successful DCSI is required prior to undertaking any professional experience placement which involves contact with minors (under 18 years of age). These placements form a compulsory part of the program.
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE)
Prior to graduation, all students enrolled in Initial Teacher Education programs must successfully complete the LANTITE. The LANTITE is administered through ACER - more information can be found at: teacheredtest.acer.edu.au.
Professional Recognition Membership
The double degree provides a professional qualification that is recognised for teacher registration purposes in South Australia. In most cases the qualification is portable to other states and overseas countries.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Areas of SpecialisationThe Bachelor of Teaching double degree program with the Bachelor of Economics is designed for students who wish to become secondary school teachers in Economics and another one of the following teaching areas:
(Indonesian, Japanese, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Modern Greek, ESL)
- Business Studies
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year1 S1 3 units from the following:
ECON 1002 Australia and the Global Economy
ECON 1009 International Financial Institutions & Markets
3 units from the following:
ECON 1005 Introduction to Mathematical Economics
ECON 1010 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Adv) I (semester 2)
Teaching Area 2 Level I EDUC 1001
Schools and Policy
S2 ECON 1012
Principles of Economics I (summer, semester 1 and 2)
3 units from the following:
ECON 1008 Business and Economics Statistics I
(summer, semester 1 and 2)
STATS 1000 Statistical Practice I
(semester 1 and 2)
Teaching Area 2 Level I EDUC 1100
Introduction to Teaching
(5 day Primary School Placement)
Year2 S1 ECON 2507
Intermediate Macroeconomics II
(semester 1 and 2)
Intermediate Econometrics II (summer, semester 1 and 2)
Teaching Area 2 Level II EDUC 2001
Issues in Contemporary Education
(includes 5 day Country Placement
week 1 of semester 2)
S2 ECON 2506
Intermediate Microeconomics II (semester 1 and 2)
Global Economic History II
Teaching Area 2 Level II EDUC 2002
Professional Practice and Research
Year 3 S1 Level III Economics Course Level III Economics Course EDUC 3003
Teaching the Diverse Classroom
(semester 1 or 2)
(semester 1 or 2)
S2 ECON 3525 Economic Policy Analysis III Part B Level III Economics Course Teaching Area 2 Level III Teaching Area 2 Level III Year4 T1 Economics Curriculum and Methodology A Teaching Area 2 Curriculum and Methodology A Professional Experience
(10 days in a Secondary School)
T2 Economics Curriculum and Methodology B Teaching Area 2 Curriculum and Methodology B Professional Experience
(20 days in a Secondary School)
T3 Professional Preparation
(intensive week 1)
(45 days in a Secondary School)
Current students, please see the Study Plan Templates
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Last updated: Monday, 1 Jan 2018