||Bachelor of Education
||Applications are currently being accepted for Semester 1, 2014.
|Contact Hours (per week)
||Approximately 15 contact hours per week
Higher Education students can expect the majority of classes to
fall any time between 8:30 am and 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. The
timetable for Higher Education programs will be finalised when
offers are made.
The 4 year Bachelor of Education program will prepare you as a
professional educator, providing a qualification to teach in
primary schools (P-6), or in primary and middle years of schooling
* P-10 strand offered at Mt Helen (Ballarat) campus
The program is comprised of Education Studies, Curriculum
Studies, Discipline Studies and Professional Experience.
Successful completion of this program will give you the
foundation, knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the learning needs of students as individuals and in
groups, and know how to provide these students with enriching,
stimulating and motivating learning environments that will cater
for their diverse needs
- Understand and appreciate the broader contexts of education and
other professional environments, and be aware of the complex issues
associated with communities, schools, families and individuals
- Understand the curriculum requirements of schools, and be
innovative and enterprising in creating learning environments
- Possess an understanding of yourself as a life-long learner
within the teaching profession.
Mt Helen (Ballarat): Successful completion of
the Bachelor of Education program qualifies you to teach students
in the primary years (P-6), or primary and middle years of
MIT (Melbourne): Successful completion of the
Bachelor of Education program qualifies you to teach students in
the primary years (P-6).
|Program Rules and Requirements
The Bachelor of Education program consists of the following
- Language and Literacies
- Approaches to Teaching English
- Learning and Teaching Mathematics I, II & III
- Technology and Communities of Knowledge
- Health and Physical Education Curriculum
- Approaches to Teaching in the Arts
- Introduction to Science Education
- Social Education and Humanities Curriculum
- Perspectives on Curriculum and Education
- Assessment Data and Reporting
- Successful Learners*
- Australian History Curriculum
- Literacy Education in a Global World
- Indigenous Education
- Teacher as Researcher
- Professional Policy, Practise & Responsibility
- Practicum: Primary Classroom*
- Practicum - Diverse Context I*
- Practicum - Diverse Context II*
- Extended Practicum*
* These courses consist of a Professional Experience component
(minimum of 80 days throughout the four year program), where
students are required to travel throughout Victoria to attend
schools and other educational settings. Placements are arranged by
the Professional Experience Administrator in accordance with the
School of Education and Arts guidelines. Associated travel and
accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student.
The P-6 sequence consists of four courses in one discipline area
of study and two courses in a second discipline area of study.
The P-10 sequence consists of two discipline areas of study with
four courses in each.
Mt Helen (Ballarat)
Discipline sequences offered for both P-6 and P-10 students:
Literature; Mathematics; General Science; Computing; History;
Sociology & Cultural studies.
Discipline sequences offered for P-6 students only: Psychology and
Health & Physical Education; Visual Arts
Discipline sequences offered for P-10 students only: Health
Please note: for P-10 students, the two discipline areas
undertaken will determine secondary teaching areas.
Discipline sequences offered for P-6 students: Computing;
Literature; History; Sociology & Cultural Studies.
||For further information regarding the Program Content for this program, please select the link below:
(Prep - 6) Literature
(Prep - 6) Psychology
(Prep - 6) Mathematics & General Science
(Prep - 6) Literature & History
(Prep - 6) Mathematics & Computing
(Prep - 10) Health & Mathematics
(Prep - 10) Cultural Studies & History
(Prep - 10) Literature & History
(Prep - 10) Sociology & History
(Prep - 10) Mathematics & Computing
(Prep - 6) Health and Physical Education
||Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)
|Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to apply for a Working With Children Check
Yes, apply for the Volunteer WWCC
Is this an eligible program for the FedUni's Regional
Education Entry Program (REEP)?
Yes, the Bachelor of Education is eligible for REEP entry
School of Education and Arts (Ref 09748)
Tel: 5327 9000
Freecall: 1800 811 711
||This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:
International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
Domestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa.
International students are students who are not Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. International students must pay overseas/international fees.
||Mt Helen: 3700537251, MIT: 3700437251
|Mid year entry
||Four years full-time, or part-time equivalent
||Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
||Application is via VTAC at www.vtac.edu.au
Mid Year applicants and current FedUni students wishing to transfer to another FedUni program are required to complete the Direct Application for Admission (Internal Transfer) form.
To obtain a copy of this form, please visit
||Successful completion of VCE including prerequisites of a minimum equivalent of Units 1 and 2 - General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either); Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (any); interstate or overseas equivalent.
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. Information regarding the WWCC can be found at www.justice.vic.gov.au/workingwithchildren
Non-VCE applicants who apply via VTAC must complete the VTAC
Personal Statement (Online) and submit this form to VTAC with their
application. Non-VCE applicants who are required to attend an
interview will be notified of the arrangements by telephone or
For relevant TAFE programs which provide a pathway into your
chosen Higher Education program, as well as credits you may receive
for studies from TAFE programs, visit our Pathways
Advanced standing will be determined on a individual basis,
depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and
Opportunities may exist for students to progress into this program
after completing the Diploma of Children's Services or FedUni FAST
Please visit www.ballarat.edu.au/fees
to obtain further information regarding Indicative Program
For further information regarding Commonwealth Supported Places
and HECS-HELP please visit www.goingtouni.gov.au
For further information regarding student contributions for
Commonwealth Supported Places please visit www.backingaustraliasfuture.gov.au
Tel: 1800 811 711
A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
CRICOS Provider No.00103D (Victoria), 02235J (South Australia), 01266K (New South Wales).
|Information correct as at
Back to search