Course Description

With the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences / Bachelor of Education, you can prepare yourself for a career as a secondary school teacher, in mathematics, science or IT, with the flexibility to teach middle school years through to VCE. You can also take your skills to other industries for even greater choice. You will develop skills in mathematics, computing, modelling and statistics, while you develop your own identity as a teacher. You'll learn how to teach and how to best inspire your students. As with all of our education degrees, you'll get experience each year in classrooms across the state where you can put your learning into practice with real students. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences component of the program will provide students with a strong foundation in the basic principles and techniques of mathematics and understanding how mathematics is applied to the real world.

The Bachelor of Education component will prepare you to become a professional educator, with electives including: information technology, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences or environmental science. Mathematics is a core subject. Areas of study include: computing (skills), education, mathematical sciences, mathematical statistics, mathematics, mathematics (applied), mathematics (modelling), teaching (secondary). We provide a number of pathways and options to ensure you can follow your dream and become a great teacher. Visit federation. edu. au/become-a-teacher for more information including our interactive study pathways tool.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $30,300 per year full-time, $90,900 total course cost


3 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 87.5% (national average 67.0%)
Improved skills: 82.1% (national average 85.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.3% (national average 83.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Federation University Australia. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 56.9% (national average 57.2%)
Studying full time: 27.7% (national average 45.2%)
Median full time salary: $52,200 (national average $55,300)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Entry Requirements