Teaching (Secondary) / Arts

As a graduate you will be eligible for employment as a secondary teacher in Australia and overseas. You will be able to teach in secondary schools from junior secondary to VCE levels, as well as taking up positions in community and youth performance companies, TAFE and adult community educational institutions, private academies and agencies, community arts offices, government departments and private industries and services.

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Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Postgraduate degrees
Master of TeachingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

Deakin's Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts degree will introduce you to the knowledge and competencies required by secondary teachers as well as providing you with a broad understanding of the practice of educators. Studies in the arts will provide you with opportunities to develop skills of critical and systematic thinking; an imaginative understanding and appreciation of the theory and practice of the social sciences; enhanced cultural sensitivity and understanding; skills and knowledge relevant to employment in the modern workforce and familiarity with the use and importance of information technology in learning and employment. All of these skills will complement the teaching profession.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Education staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Graduates of this program can teach at least one of the following methods to secondary students:

  • Humanities (History, SOSE, Psychology)
  • Languages (English, TESOL, LOTE)
  • Visual and performing arts (Drama, Dance, Media, Music and Visual Arts)
  • Mathematics

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