Bachelor of Education - Primary

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

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.

Structure

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

Subjects

  • Education
  • Education-literacy
  • Education-numeracy
  • Education-primary
  • Education-professional practice

Standard entry requirements

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

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

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Waurn Ponds International: $123,032
  • ATAR: 53
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Burwood International: $123,032
  • ATAR: 53
No
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

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

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