Bachelor of Educational Studies

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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

The Bachelor of Educational Studies is designed for domestic and international students who wish to gain a qualification within the field of education. This degree will allow students who wish to work in Education related fields other than teaching to gain necessary knowledge to pursue a career in fields such as corporate training, educational consultancy, online learning, vocational and community education, curriculum writing, youth services or adult learning. The degree is also designed as a pathway for students who wish to consider future study in teaching in Early Childhood and Primary Education. Students who successfully complete the first year of this degree may be eligible to apply for transfer into the second year of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) or the Bachelor of Education (Primary). Students who complete the three years of study can progress to a postgraduate Initial Teacher Education qualification.


240 credit points.


  • Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society
  • Justice and change in a global world

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Bachelor Programs
  • Or Entry via an alternative pathway as approved for ACU.

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to progress to a range of postgraduate coursework programs, e.g. Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma and, through them and/or with relevant work experience, to Master degree programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) International: $70,200 No information available No No information available
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $70,200 No information available No No information available
Canberra (Signadou) International: $70,200 No information available No No information available

Further information

Graduates may find employment as a corporate trainer; educational designer; curriculum writer; educational consultant; vocational educator; adult learning advisor. Further study will enable you to become an early childhood, primary or secondary school teacher.

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