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: $119,520

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:

Deakin's Bachelor of Education (Primary) is accredited with the VIT as a nationally accredited course for the purposes of teacher registration in Victoria. Graduates intending to apply for registration in Victoria should carefully check all requirements relating to this process specified at vit.vic.edu.au

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

What does it mean to be a great university? For Deakin, it means ensuring its graduates are highly regarded by employers and well prepared for twenty first century lives and careers, and that its research translates into commercial outcomes that will make a difference to the communities Deakin serves.

Deakin University has five campuses - one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. With over 61,000 students, it is one of Australia’s largest universities. Deakin’s fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

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 is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. Deakin prides itself on developing career-ready graduates that are innovative, resilient, and well prepared for rapidly changing workforce needs. Deakin has a strong focus on teaching, with student satisfaction and the employability of its students being key indicators of success.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. It is on a strong research trajectory, ranked 211 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2018).

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