Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bachelor of Arts

Study Area

Teaching and Education

Study Level



The University of Sydney



Course Detail


Camperdown/Darlington campus

Intake Time

March, August

Standard Duration

5 Years

About the Course

This five-year combined degree will give you a professional qualification to teach in secondary schools in the areas of humanities and social sciences. You will gain a strong practical and theoretical preparation for teaching. The course covers professional teaching, special education, international education, and information and communications technology. School observations and work-based training, worth a total of at least 560 hours, are integral components of the professional experiences in this degree. Professional teaching experiences and internships are offered in partnership with participating schools and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and professional understanding of how to work in schools. In your first year you will engage in a broad tertiary education, studying units from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.


Average Score


A minimum result of 7.5 overall and a minimum result of 7.0 in each band

Background Requirements


The University of Sydney

Institute Ranking

#40 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #2 in Australia

Program Ranking

#3 in Australia for Education and Training, #20 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020