Bachelor of Education - Primary

Deakin University

Study towards a creative, rewarding and challenging career with Deakin's Bachelor of Education (Primary). Gain the knowledge, skills, understandings and values required to teach young people. Deakin's aim is for graduates to be professional educators who can demonstrate that they are classroom ready and able to make a difference to students' learning. Throughout the course students will explore all areas of primary curriculum including literacy, mathematics, science, arts, humanities, health and physical education and technology, developing in-depth specialist knowledge in one of the priority curriculum areas. Students will also be supported in their learning through Deakin's Professional Experience Program. Bachelor of Education (Primary) students at Deakin can apply to undertake a unique International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) pathway, to prepare them for teaching in IB PYP schools. This option, recognised by the International Baccalaureate organisation, involves completing 2 elective units and undertaking 2 placements in third year in IB PYP schools.

Course Fee:


International: $104,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent: Units 1 and 2 of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematic, or Units 3 and 4 of Mathematics (any) AND a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 25 in English other than EAL. All Applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes.

Structure:

Students complete 32 credit points over 4 years including 80 days of supervised professional experience

Subjects you can Study:

Education; Education-literacy; Education-numeracy; Education-primary; Education-professional practice

Further information:

All students must satisfy requirements of a Working With Children Check before being permitted to undertake school experience placements in Victorian schools.

Recognition:

Victorian Institute of Teaching

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 66.15 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 66.15 No Part time 8 years
Warrnambool 67.15 No Full time 4 years
Warrnambool 67.15 No Part time 8 years
Waurn Ponds 65.25 No Full time 4 years
Waurn Ponds 65.25 No Part time 8 years

Deakin’s course curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give students a competitive edge. More than 58,000 students have chosen Deakin for its industry-aligned courses, teachers that are leaders in their field, flexible study options on campus and online, leading edge facilities and proven record of scientific achievements. 

Deakin’s internationally recognised quality of research and teaching puts it in the top two per cent of the world’s universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings). Deakin is also number one for student satisfaction in Victoria (2016 Student Experience Survey). 

Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities, with over 40 years of experience as a leading tertiary education provider. Its five campuses include one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria, plus 15,000 students that study predominantly online via Deakin’s Cloud Campus. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, as well as many international students and students from regional areas. 

Deakin’s four faculties offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, psychology, business, law, medicine, engineering, nursing, allied health, information technology and teaching. 

 

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