Bachelor of Education – Bachelor of Languages
Administration and Availability Information
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
123 credit points as per course structure
Additional completion requirements
Candidates are required to spend at least two teaching periods in an approved immersion program in a country where the language of study is spoken.
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
ED1401:03 Foundations of Education
ED1421:03 Foundation of Language and Literacies in Education
ED1441:03 Foundation of Educational Technologies
ED1481:03 Foundations of Educational Psychology
ED2488:03 Second Year Professional Experience
ED2491:03 Teaching for Learning 1
ED2990:03 Education for Cultural Diversity
ED3442:03 Inclusive Education for Special Needs
ED3443:03 Teaching ESL to Indigenous Students
ED3488:03 Third Year Professional Experience
ED4488:03 Fourth Year Professional Experience A
ED4489:03 Fourth Year Professional Experience B
Select an Education major from the table below
Select 24 credit points of specified CI, FR, GR, IT or JA study abroad subjects
CI3701:12 Chinese Study-Abroad Program 1
CI3702:12 Chinese Study-Abroad Program 2
FR3700:12 Study-Abroad Program 1
FR3701:12 Study-Abroad Program 2
GR3700:12 Study-Abroad Program 1
GR3701:12 Study-Abroad Program 2
IT3701:12 Italian Study-Abroad Program 1
IT3702:12 Italian Study-Abroad Program 2
JA3701:12 Study-Abroad Program 1
JA3702:12 Study-Abroad Program 2
Type of major
Credit points in major
63 credit points
Chinese and Italian are available only at Cairns. French and German are available only at Townsville.
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
5 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Must successfully complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 2 or 3 subject
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
This course includes prescribed professional placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense.
For more information refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.
Special assessment requirements
Suitability to work with Children Card (blue card):
This course includes prescribed professional placements that may involve contact with children under 18 years of age. Students are required to obtain a Suitability to Work with Children Card (which involves a criminal history check undertaken by the Queensland Police) before the start of the first placement. Students must retain a current Suitability to Work with Children Card for the Duration of their course, as failure to do so will result in the termination of their admission to the course.
For more information, refer to:
Candidates who do not complete the required number of days of a professional experience subject or a professional component of a subject, without the approval of the Director of Professional Experience, will be deemed to have failed the subject.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
3 credit points for non-Education subjects only
Supplementary exam for final subject
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.
81 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 22 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
The maximum advanced standing allowable for professional development courses within the degree is three credit points except where one course is judged to be larger in size than one faculty subject.
Advanced standing may be granted for professional development courses smaller than a faculty subject. However, no credit will be given for courses smaller than two credit points, or equivalent.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Majors shall appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Education honours is available as an additional year of study.
Language honours is available as an additional year of study.
Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.