Bachelor of Education - Primary and Secondary P-10

Federation University Australia

Great teachers provide inspiring, safe and happy learning environments for children and young adults. If you see yourself supporting, encouraging and sharing your knowledge with students in primary and or secondary school settings, this degree is designed for you. You'll spend time in each year of your degree observing and leading students in school classrooms. You'll also learn to develop your own teaching identity and how to use your individual skills to help your students learn. This degree will give you the opportunity to qualify as a general primary school teacher and as a middle years specialist able to teach up to Year 10 in any two of the following teaching areas in secondary schools: Maths, Science, Health, Information & Communication Technologies, English/Literature, and Humanities (History, Social Geography, Indigenous Studies). Your future career will see you as an important member of school communities, where you will work with students to year 10, fellow teachers and parents. The degree is comprised of education studies, curriculum studies, discipline studies and professional experience. You will undertake a minimum of 80 days of supervised teaching placement. This includes the opportunity to do a diverse teaching practise in an overseas or interstate setting such as: Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, England, China, New Zealand, Nepal and Northern Territory. Areas of study include: education, curriculum studies, literature, mathematics, general science, health, information communication technologies, and humanities. We provide a number of pathways and options to ensure you can follow your dream and become a great teacher. Visit federation.edu.au/become-a-teacher for more information including our interactive study pathways tool.

Entry Requirements:

The minimum ATAR requirement including SEAS is 65 Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. mature aged entry

Structure:

480 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Education, curriculum studies, literature, mathematics, general science, health, information communication technologies, and humanities.

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Education can consider the following options: apply for Federation University Australia undergraduate degree in Arts, Information Technology or Science and on completion of the first year, re-apply for the Bachelor of Education; Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) designed to provide students with an alternate entry into tertiary study. Students may also undertake the first year of the Bachelor of Education Studies and apply to transfer into the second year of this program.

Further information:

CASPer (Year 12-All, Non-Year 12-All): All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. To register for your sitting or further information about the test, visit https://takecasper.com/. To ensure you meet VTAC deadlines for each offer round go to http://www.vtac.edu.au/admissions-tests.html . Successful applicants are required to apply for a Working With Children Check (WWCC) card before commencing their program. A copy of the WWCC card must be supplied to the University prior to commencing professional experience placements. More information can be found at the WWCC website.

Recognition:

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No Full time 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Full time 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Part time 8 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

Contact

www.federation.edu.au 
info@federation.edu.au 
1800 FED UNI

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