Associate Degree of Teacher Education

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106755J

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

If you're looking for a rewarding career in education, La Trobe's Associate Degree of Teacher Education is a perfect pathway to an accredited teaching degree.

When you successfully complete the Associate Degree of Teacher Education, you could progress to a Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Secondary) or Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education. You'll also receive advanced standing for up to two years of full-time study.

You'll develop strong foundational skills in professional literacy and numeracy, as well as knowledge of contemporary approaches to learning.

You'll also start specialising in your chosen field – primary, secondary, or early childhood and primary – and build discipline-specific knowledge, choosing from electives in science, languages, arts, health, psychology, physical education and more.

We're at your side every step of the way. Receive personalised advice from a dedicated Student Adviser and connect with discipline-based peer mentors. We'll help you enrol, choose your subjects and navigate university systems and requirements. You can also access the university-wide careers service for advice and assistance on your resume, interview skills and career planning.

You'll learn:

Digital learning

Explore the world of digital learning in a way that's creative, collaborative and innovative.

Learning contexts

Learn how to create safe, diverse learning environments for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Literacy and Numeracy

Understand key concepts and conventions of the English language and numeracy.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 6 - Associate Degree.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you'll be prepared to work in learning- or education-related fields across a wide range of industries. Work in policy, community programs, corporate training and more.

Possible roles include:

Training consultant

Develop engaging training programs to meet businesses' needs.

Education aide

Provide critical support to teachers and care for children in preschool, primary school or secondary school.

Community educator

Develop, implement and deliver community education programs and interventions.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
32,800 Per Year 18 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
Shepparton Campus
210 Fryers Street
Shepparton Victoria 3630
Australia
32,800 Per Year 18 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
Bendigo Campus
Edwards Road
Bendigo Victoria 3552
Australia
32,800 Per Year 18 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
Mildura Campus
471 Benetook Avenue
Mildura Victoria 3500
Australia
32,800 Per Year 18 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 7.5 with no individual band score less than 7.0 and a score of no less than 8.0 in Speaking and Listening

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 102 with 24 in Reading, 24 in Listening, 23 in Speaking and 27 in Writing

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 73 with no communicative skill score less than 65.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) / Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 191 with no less than 185 in any component.

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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