Bachelor of Education (Professional Development)

Course Code

38110

Version

6

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Completion of a three-year Diploma of Teaching that includes a Pass in professional experience from this university; or

Completion of a Diploma of Teaching or Bachelor of Teaching or an equivalent qualification from another approved institution of higher education; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences as equivalent to the above.

Examples of an equivalent qualification would be:

  • a two-year teaching certificate plus an approved graduate diploma;

  • a two-year teaching certificate plus a minimum of four university units including two full years of study in Education and two full years in a non-Education subject;

  • a one-year teaching qualification plus a minimum of seven university units including two full years of study in Education and two full years of study in a non-Education subject.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Experienced teachers who do not meet the above requirements may be permitted by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor to be admitted to the course and be required to complete such subjects and other work as may be prescribed in addition to completing the requirements specified below.

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Options

Select a major

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

24 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Professional Development

Cairns

Townsville

Professional Development Special Education

Cairns

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not permitted

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The major studied shall not appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available as an additional year of study

Eligibility

Candidates must pass ED5190:03 Introduction to Educational Research with a Credit or better, and must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009