Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) prepares you to teach Year 8 - 12 students professionally in a school classroom setting. In this course students undertake a choice of Major and Minor studies in two relevant Secondary Years curriculum subject areas.Tabor offers subject area studies in English, Mathematics, History, Home Economics, Physical Education and Music. All other relevant subject areas may be accessed via cross-institutional studies.The Christian foundation of the course enables students to prepare for a career in teaching that will align with their Christian worldview, regardless of the education system in which they choose to teach.


Admissions Criteria {Tabor's Bachelor qualifications are nationally-recognised through our formal registration with TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality Standards Australia). As such, we are pleased to provide our admissions criteria via the link above.} 

On successful completion of a Tabor Bachelor of Education (Secondary) degree students will be eligible to apply for their teacher registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia.

Graduates with this qualification are eligible to apply for positions in State, Christian and Independent middle schools, with the potential for employment interstate and overseas.

  • Curriculum Studies 1 (Secondary)
  • Curriculum Studies 2 (Secondary)
  • Beginning Teaching - Secondary Pedagogy Theory
  • Spirituality, Justice and Education
  • Beginning Teaching - Secondary Pedagogy Practice
  • Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum
  • Teaching in Diverse Settings - Theory and Practice (Secondary)
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Student Diversity and Inclusive Practice
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Teaching in Public Education - Secondary Theory and Practice
  • Senior Secondary Years Curriculum Methodology
  • Adolescence, Wellbeing, and Education
  • Teacher as Researcher
  • Ethics and Values in Education
  • Teaching Indigenous Australian Studies
  • Internship Preparation (Secondary)
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Internship Practice (Secondary)
  • Major x 6
  • Minor x 4
  • Professional Options x 2


Useful Information

ATAR: 65
SATAC Course Code: 5A0405
Course Duration: 4 years full time or equivalent part time.
Location: Only offered at Adelaide campus
Intake: February and July
Entry Requirements: All Adelaide applicants should apply through SATAC. Please follow the instructions provided below according to your situation:

Completed Year 12 (either SACE or IB) or a suitable STAT result or a successful completion of a University Foundations Course or evidence of successful completion of one or more subjects in an equivalent bachelor level university course. All applications for Domestic Applicants are through SATAC. 

We're very excited that you're applying to do one Tabor's highly sought-after teaching courses!Teaching is a respected profession and it's important that you are a good fit for teaching and that teaching is a good fit for you – so, along with the academic entry criteria (e.g. ATAR, STAT, previous qualifications), Tabor also has a brief non-academic video or written requirement as part of the entry criteria for its Education courses.You are never just a 'number' at Tabor; our students are valued members of our Educational community, and the video helps us to get to know you, to see your personal and professional suitability for teaching, to understand what you love and why you want to teach.We don't expect a graphically wonderful clip or anything too professional – but the video allows you to plan a response to 4 questions in advance, and to record and send it at a time convenient for you– without the stress of a formal interview environment.If submitting a video is a problem for any reason, you can alternatively submit a written response. To submit a video response, please CLICK HERE. To submit a written response, please click HERE.  


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