Bachelor of Education – Bachelor of Science

Course Code

39910T

Version

8

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

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

Credit points

108 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

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).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

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

Level 2

ED2488:03  Second Year Professional Experience

ED2491:03  Teaching for Learning 1

ED2990:03  Education for Cultural Diversity

Level 3

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

Level 4

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

Options

Select a Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 10 (SAT10)

PLUS

Select a Secondary Area of Teaching to Year 12 (SAT12)

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of Science level 1 subjects

Science subjects include those beginning with the following prefixes: AG, AT, BT , BZ, CH, EA , EV, MA, MB , PH and ZL

PLUS

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

Special requirements

SAT12 offerings dependent upon availability of curriculum subject and sufficient discipline subjects

SECONDARY AREAS OF TEACHING TO YEAR 10

SAT 10

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Mathematics

Townsville

 

Geography

Cairns

Townsville

 

SECONDARY AREAS OF TEACHING TO YEAR 12

SAT 12

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Biology

Cairns

Townsville

 

Chemistry

Townsville

 

Earth Science

Townsville

 

Geography

Cairns

Townsville

 

Mathematics

Townsville

 

Physics

Townsville

 

Science 21

Cairns

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

12 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

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

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

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.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

3 credit points for non-Education subjects only

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

72 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 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.

Other restrictions

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.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

No majors shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Education honours is available as an additional year of study.

Science honours is available as an additional year of study.

Eligibility

Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.