Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)


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The smart path to teaching

With today’s fast pace of change, you need a degree that can keep up. Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is tailor made to meet the changing demands of education, industry, technology and careers.

Professional accreditation

Full accreditation for secondary school teaching in government and non-government schools in Australia and most other countries. Applicants should consult the NSW Education Standards Authority Requirements for Teaching.

The School of Business has been awarded AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation for its excellence in business education.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

The Business Studies Major provides a comprehensive foundation of business knowledge through carefully selected business units designed to equip students with knowledge in Accounting, Economics, Applied Finance, Management and International Business. As such this major is very highly regarded in the business world and opens up a very large range of career prospects in general business, finance and the public sector.

Note: The Business component of this program will be offered at the Bankstown, Campbeltown and Parramatta City campuses. Students may be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course.


Students in the Secondary Teaching Major will study units that deal with educational concepts such as sustainability, creativity, Australia-Asia relationships, outdoor education, neuroscience and languages. These units are broadly structured for students to investigate and critique contemporary education issues. Students are also provided with the opportunity to study subject content units in either Modern History, Geography and Urban Studies or Mathematics, dependent on their interests. This major together with a Business major articulates with a Master of Teaching postgraduate degree in Secondary Teaching and leads to opportunities for employment across Australia as well as internationally.

Note: The Secondary Teaching components are generally offered at Parramatta South, Bankstown and Kingswood campuses as well as online. Students may be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $31,928*

 On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"The [program] provides flexibility to study different areas of business and the content provides relevant workforce information."

— Emma Mitchell. Bachelor of Business ( Management).

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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