Bachelor of Educational Studies

La Trobe University

Education is more than a classroom. La Trobe University's Bachelor of Educational Studies course is a preferred pathway into a teaching degree. It also prepares you to work in a range of educational contexts by developing your knowledge of educational practices. Improve your critical thinking skills and knowledge in contemporary education theory. Learn key concepts to enable learning and collaboration across various industry contexts, like workplace education. Choose from a wide range of electives that allow you to focus on your areas of interest.

Course Fee:

International: $88,200

Entry Requirements:

VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. HSC: One of English (Standard), English (Advanced) (Band 3), English as a Second Language (Band 4). All applicants are strongly advised to complete a Personal Statement in support of their application. The Personal Statement should address how the applicant has demonstrated the following attributes and capabilities: interpersonal and communication skills; personal strengths; and learning goals. Applicants who do not satisfy the stated prerequisites, or have not successfully completed Year 12, or do not meet the course requirements through the Work Recognition Program must sit the STAT Multiple Choice. Applicants seeking consideration via La Trobe University's Work Recognition Program must complete all requirements listed on the program's webpage and submit a Personal Statement, including relevant work experience and reasons for applying for this course.

Study Pathways:

This course is also a pathway to become a registered teacher through an Initial Teaching Education Program. Students who successfully complete their first year of study can apply to transfer into one of our undergraduate teaching courses in second year, such as our Bachelor of Education (Primary or Secondary) - subject to meeting entry requirements. You can also choose to complete the course and progress into a Graduate Entry Teaching Program, such as the Master of Teaching (Primary or Secondary) You'll need to complete a certain number of discipline electives to qualify for Victorian Institute of Teaching registration.

Further information:

This course is also a pathway to become a registered teacher through an Initial Teaching Education Program. The course itself does not provide for teacher registration.

Accepts International Students:


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Mildura No info Yes Part time 6 years
Mildura No info Yes Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info Yes Part time 6 years
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 3 years
Shepparton No info Yes Part time 6 years
Shepparton No info Yes Full time 3 years
Bendigo No info Yes Part time 6 years
Bendigo No info Yes Full time 3 years
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

La Trobe's research is focused on resolving some of the greatest challenges of our time. Researchers in facilities like the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science and the Centre for Agribioscience are driving new ways to fight disease, and tackle climate change, drought and other threats to Australian agriculture.

Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

La Trobe encourages students to participate in overseas study programs including nursing in Nepal, nanotechnology in Tokyo, and Indigenous studies in the Philippines. In 2016, La Trobe awarded travel grants and scholarships to 950 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study with partners like National University of Singapore, San Diego State University and Stockholm University.

The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

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