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Bachelor of Education in Secondary Teaching (Music) - 433AC

Course Code: 433AC
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
UAC Code: 364143
CRICOS Code: 056342D
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.

Introduction

This course is offered to school leavers and those with no previous tertiary qualifications who would like to become secondary teachers in Music. Graduates will develop sensitivity to the needs and characteristics of learners, awareness of the social context and implications of schooling, understanding of basic education problems and issues, self-awareness including awareness of the place of the teacher's personal theories, values and modes of operation in the motivation of learning, knowledge skills and attitudes to be an effective teacher and flexibility to enable constructive work in given education settings.

Professional Experience units are an essential component of this course. Students who are unable to complete these units will not be able to meet the academic requirements of the Bachelor of Education award.

Additional Teacher Registration requirements:
International students are also advised that there are English Language requirements for employment in Australia that can be met through the completion of four full years (or part time equivalent) of tertiary study in English in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada or the Republic of Ireland, or through completing a proof of English language proficiency assessment with IELTS bands with no score below 7 in any of the four skills areas and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening.

Enquiries

Prospective Students
Please email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226) Further details can be obtained from the faculty site http //www.canberra.edu.au/faculties/education/teacher-ed/secondary
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course plus successful completion of an audition in performance in their major instrument of study (this can be voice) and passing of a test in musicianship at the School of Music, National Institute of the Arts, Australian National University in the year before beginning at UC.

Additional Admission Requirements

All students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) degree 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

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Educational Studies

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.

Course closed from semester 2, 2013.

Professional Accreditation

All University of Canberra teacher education courses are accredited by the NSW Institute of Teachers and approved by the ACT Department of Education as teaching qualifications recognised throughout Australia.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates will develop:
Sensitivity to the needs and characteristics of learners;
Awareness of the social context and implications of schooling;
Understanding of basic education problems and issues;
Knowledge to be an effective teacher and flexibility to enable constructive work in given education settings.
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Graduates will develop:
Self-awareness including awareness of the place of the teacher's personal theories;
Values and modes of operation in the motivation of learning;
Skills and attitudes to be an effective teacher and flexibility to enable constructive work in given education settings.
Analysis and inquiry:
ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way;

Problem solving:
ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions;

Working independently and with others:
ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively;

Communication:
ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
Graduates will develop:
Values and modes of operation in the motivation of learning;
Knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an effective teacher and flexibility to enable constructive work in given education settings.
Working independently and with others:
ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively;

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

Course Duration

Standed eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

None.

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

Students who are unable to complete a four-year Bachelor of Education degree may be eligible to exit the course after three years with a Bachelor of Educational Studies. To qualify for this award, students must have completed 72 credit points or more from the academic requirements of the four-year course as set out above. The Bachelor of Educational Studies is NOT professionally accredited and does not qualify students to teach in the ACT or New South Wales.

Offerings

  • 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

Enrolment Numbers

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