Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Arts (Design Innovation and Technologies)

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts (Design Innovation and Technologies) is a double degree for students who want to teach technologies in secondary schools. The Design and Technologies major has been extended to allow you to form a sequence of 13 units, made up of an 80cp major and 50cp targeted electives, to gain additional sub-discipline teaching codes as follows: Design and Technology; Industrial Technology (Timber); Industrial Technology (Metal); Industrial Technology (Electronics); Industrial Technology (Engineering); Industrial Technology (Graphics and Multimedia); Food Technology; Textiles and Design. You can also do a minor in Digital Technologies (Computing). During this course, students will gain expertise with 80 days of in-school practicums.


To complete the Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts (Design innovation and Technologies), a student must complete 360 credit points (cp).


  • Design and technology
  • industrial technology
  • food technology
  • textiles and design.

Standard entry requirements

If you’re currently completing Year 12 you may be eligible for adjustment factors that can boost your rank and help you get into your desired course. Adjustment factors may be applied to your TAC application if you study particular subjects, attend schools geographically close to our campuses or in certain regional areas, apply as an elite athlete or performer or meet certain other criteria.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $102,272 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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