News from the Australian Catholic University (ACU)


  • New in 2017 – Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science

 

Science and mathematics have been identified as two key teaching areas in high demand, offering strong employment opportunities and career prospects for graduates.  ACU introduced the Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science – a four-year double degree this year, aimed at equipping graduates with the skills and knowledge required to teach science in government, independent and Catholic secondary schools across the sub-discipline areas of biology, chemistry, and environmental science.

The VCE requirements are Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in any Science; and a study score of at least 25 in any Mathematics.

The Subject Bonuses include A study score of 35 in Biology, Chemistry, any English, Maths: Mathematical Methods (any), Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Physics equals 1 aggregate point per study. A study score of 40 in Biology, Chemistry, any English, Maths: Mathematical Methods (any), Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Physics equals 3 aggregate points per study. A study score of 45 in Biology, Chemistry, any English, Maths: Mathematical Methods (any), Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Physics equals 5 aggregate points per study.

Further information on the Bachelor of Teaching/ Bachelor of Science can be found at Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science .

 

  • University Experience

 

ACU’s Ballarat and Melbourne campuses will again be hosting University Experience days during these upcoming school holidays.  These days are a great opportunity for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 to try some of ACU’s courses and hear from current ACU students.  Participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in two workshops of their choice and visit the campus.  Parents are also welcome to join in with their own session running in the morning.  For a full list of workshops and to register, please visit ACU University Experience.