Bachelor of Education

Program code

1567

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time
FT equivalent offered over 3.5 years

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

13

OP 2019

71

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate IV

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)
  • Maths A, B or C (4SA)
  • Non-academic entry requirements
  • Primary Ed students from second year will need an Authority Science subject (4SA) or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

Nil

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor Education (BEd), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND:

Primary Education

  • 200 credit points for the Primary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 40 credit points for a minor in English, Mathematics or Science.
  • OR

  • 180 credit points for the Primary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 60 credit points for a major in Early Childhood Education or Health and Physical Education or Special Needs Education.

    AND

  • meet the Literacy and Numeracy Benchmark in the test administered by ACER on behalf of AITSL.

Secondary Education

  • 80 credit points for the Secondary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • two 80 credit point teaching areas.
  • OR

  • 80 credit points for the Secondary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 80 credit points for one teaching area and
  • 80 credit points for the Junior Secondary Education major or Learning Support major.
  • AND

  • meet the Literacy and Numeracy Benchmark in the test administered by ACER on behalf of AITSL.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The following courses which have a Professional Practice component are designated for the purposes of the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 2999EDN Managing Learning  10
Tri 3 3235EDN English in the Early Years of School  10
Tri 1 3232EDN Professional Practice in Special Education  10
Tri 1,2 3999EDN Supporting Diversity  10
Tri 2 4499EDN The Griffith Graduate Teacher Primary Specialist Placement  10
Tri 2 4699EDN The Griffith Graduate Teacher  10
Tri 1 4999EDN The Griffith Edn Internship  10

A student who fails a Professional Practice component in any of these courses will be subject to review by the Education Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program. A student who fails the same course twice will also be subject to review by the Education Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Education and the Bachelor of Secondary Education are accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.