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Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) - 204JA

Course Code: 204JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
CRICOS Code: 076802D
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.5. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.

Share your knowledge and engage young minds

Do you have an undergraduate degree and now want to inspire your love of learning in others? Become a Primary School teacher. 

Study our Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) and play a positive role in the lives of young people in our world. 

Complete your Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) and you will:

  • make effective connections between theory and practice
  • cover all key areas including:
    • professional and general studies in education
    • discipline-specific curriculum
    • pedagogical studies
  • acquire valuable professional classroom experience
  • understand the strengths and needs of students from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds
  • be able to engage students with specific learning needs. 

Career opportunities

Your Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) will set you on the path for a rewarding, life-long career. Graduates are able to apply to register to teach Kindergarten to Year 6 anywhere in Australia. 

After you graduate and have taught professionally for 4 years, you will have the chance to boost your qualification with UC’s Master of Educational Studies or Master of Education. 

Important to know

  • You must have successfully completed an undergraduate bachelor degree or equivalent for this course. Your previous qualification must include at least 8 units of study relevant to the school curriculum.
  • You have to complete appropriate police checks or sign employment declaration forms before your professional experience placement.
  • There are non-standard English Language Requirements for this course.

Enquiries

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
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate bachelor degree or hold qualifications deemed equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee.

The previous qualification must include at least 8 units of equivalent full-time study relevant to the school curriculum.

This requirement is defined by the NSW Institute of Teachers: http://www.nswteachers.nsw.edu.au/Teaching-in-NSW/Subject-Content-Requirements-abridged/

Additional Admission Requirements

All students are required to complete appropriate police checks or sign employment declaration forms prior to the commencement of their Professional Experience placement.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

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 Education BEd

Unit Delivery Modes

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

This course is closed to new admissions from 2016. For further information, please contact the faculty of ESTeM.

Professional Accreditation

This course is registered by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute and recognised as a teaching qualification throughout Australia.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Know school students and how they learn including an understanding of the strengths and needs of students from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds, students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and students with specific learning needs. 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 are able to communicate their understandings of learners in professinoal contexts.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates are able to plan for the learning needs of a diversity of student needs.
- Graduates are able to transfer their knowledge and skills in a range of educational settings.
Know the content and how to teach it including knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting methods, literacy and numeracy strategies and the use of ICT in teaching and learning. 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 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 teachng content and methods.
- Graduates use a high standard of communication and problem solving skills in the execution of their professional practice.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
- Graduates responsibly select and implement quality teaching practices relevant to the content area of teaching.
Be able to engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community including through professional learning. Working independently and with Others
- The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.

Knowledge
- Graduates demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the professional and social community in which they work.

Skills
- Graduates are skilled in the strategies and approaches of developing and maintaining professional relationships with all 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 demonstrate through immersion in the professional context the application of their knowledge and skills in working with the educational community.
Critically analyse and evaluate the context of an issue affecting education. Analysis and Inquiry
- The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Knowledge
- Graduates know the theories and principles that are the foundation for evaluating educational issues and practice.

Skills
- Graduates have developed the necessary skills to identify, analyse and evaluate issues that affect their own practice, and education more broadly.

Application of Knowledge and Skills
Graduates can independently solve problems, identify opportunities and develop strategies relevant to their professional practice.

Course Duration

Standard four semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

None.

Offerings

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

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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