Bachelor of Education – Bachelor of Science
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7) 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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Applicants wishing to teach secondary science subjects also need Chemistry and Maths B.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
108 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7).
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
ED3293:03 Teaching for Learning 2 (Secondary)
ED3441:03 Technologies Across the Curriculum
ED3442:03 Inclusive Education for Special Needs
ED3443:03 Teaching ESL to Indigenous Students
ED3488:03 Third Year Professional Experience
ED4293:03 Teaching for Learning 3 (Secondary)
ED4460:03 Service Learning for Sustainable Futures
ED4488:03 Fourth Year Professional Experience A
ED4489:03 Fourth Year Professional Experience B
Select a Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 10 (SAT10)
Select a Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 12 (SAT12)
Select 6 credit points of Science level 1 subjects
Select 9 credit points of Science level 3 subjects:
SECONDARY AREAS OF TEACHING
Secondary Areas of Teaching (SATs)
Select 1 Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 10 (SAT10)
Select 1 Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 12 (SAT12)
Credit point value
SAT10 - 15 credit points
SAT12 - 30 credit points
SAT12 offerings dependent upon availability of curriculum subject and sufficient discipline subjects
SECONDARY AREAS OF TEACHING TO YEAR 10
SECONDARY AREAS OF TEACHING TO YEAR 12
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
4.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Further information about placements e.g. Suitability to Work with Children Card can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .
Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.
Special assessment requirements
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.
72 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
No majors shall appear on the testamur.
Exit with lesser award
Education honours is available as an additional year of study.
Science 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.