Bachelor of Educational Studies

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

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.

Standard 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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bendigo International: $88,200 No information available Yes No information available
Melbourne International: $88,200 No information available Yes No information available
Mildura International: $88,200 No information available Yes No information available
Shepparton International: $88,200 No information available Yes No information available

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.

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