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Bachelor of Educational Studies - 205JA

Course Code: 205JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
CRICOS Code: 076804B
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Begin your journey in education

Want to discover more about the education system but not sure you want to be a teacher? Our Bachelor of Educational Studies is a great introduction to the fundamentals of how we teach young people in Australia. 

Study our Bachelor of Educational Studies and you will:

  • develop a broad understanding of both teaching and learning, specifically in relation to the education of children and adolescents
  • explore how students learn, how to teach and how to assess
  • know how to create supportive and safe learning environments
  • learn to engage professionally with colleagues and the community
  • refine your communication, research and problem solving skills
  • acquire the ability to be self-directed and work collaboratively
  • know how to work ethically, for the benefit of others. 

Course specific information

This course is not a teaching qualification. If you would like to study to become a teacher, UC has a range of Education degrees including:

Bachelor of Early Childhood & Primary Education
Bachelor of Primary Education
Bachelor of Primary Education (Creative Arts)
Bachelor of Primary Education (Health & Physical Education)
Bachelor of Primary Education (STEM)
Bachelor of Secondary Education (Health & Physical Education)
Bachelor of Secondary Education/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Secondary Education/Bachelor of Mathematics & Computing Tehcnology Studies
Bachelor of Secondary Education/Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Primary Education (Graduate Entry)
Bachelor of Secondary Education (Graduate Entry)
Master of Teaching. 

There are English language requirements for admission into this course.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

English Proficiency minimum Academic IELTS 6.5 as per UC English language requirements for admission.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Educational Studies BEd St

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $27,500

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

None: This course is not a teaching qualification.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Students will know how students learn. Communication
- The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Professionalism and social responsibility
- The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.

Knowledge
- Graduates know the theoretical frameworks that underpin a comprehensive understanding of learners.
- Graduates possess specialised understanding of student needs and differences and the relevance of these to learning.

Skills
- Graduates can demonstrate how to communicate their understandings of learners in professional contexts.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates are able to plan for the learning needs of a diversity of student needs.
Students will know the content and how to teach and assess it. Communication
- The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Analysis and Inquiry
- The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Problem Solving
- The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions.

Knowledge
- Graduates possess a broad comprehension of the content of student learning and understand the strategies for maintaining currency. Graduates demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the range of pedagogical approaches relevant to engaging the learner.

Skills
- Graduates display judgement and skill in the selection and creation of appropriate teaching content and methods.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates responsibly select and implement quality teaching practices relevant to content areas of teaching.
Students will know how to create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments. Communication
- The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Problem Solving
- The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse probems then formulate and implement solutions.

Work Independently and with Others
- The ability to plant their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.

Professionalism and Social Responsibility
- The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.

Knowledge
- Graduates demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of supportive and safe teaching practice.

Skills
- Graduates have analysed scenarios of professinal practice and developed skills of solving problems.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates can identify opportunities for providing supportive and safe environments and develop approaches for managing learning.
Students will know how to engage in professional learning and engage professionally with colleagues and the community. Communication
- The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working Independently and with Others
- The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.

Professionalism and Social Responsibility
- The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.

Knowledge
- Graduates deomonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the professional and social communities.

Skills
- Graduates are skilled in the strategies and approaches of developing and maintaining professional relationships with educational community members.

- Graduates possess the practical and technical skills to develop an individual professional pathway for lifelong learning.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates understand how to apply their skills and knowledge.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

None.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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