Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Federation University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097978F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

With this degree you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to be a confident teacher in settings that range from pre-schools through to Year 6.

You’ll gain experience in schools and various programs which will help you to perfect your skills and develop your understanding of what it takes to be a teacher. You may choose to work with children with disabilities or support those who are disengaged with learning. You’ll learn exactly what type of teacher you are and how to use your unique skills for the benefit of your students.

You can choose your entry point and tailor your studies to finish in three to four years, depending on previous qualifications.

You will undertake 110 days of supervised teaching placement in both early childhood and primary settings. In addition, you may participate in voluntary overseas placements in locations such as Timor Leste, England, China, New Zealand and Nepal.

If you hold a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent, you will only be required to complete 95 days of teaching placement.

Career opportunities

  • Day care educator
  • Early childhood educator
  • Kindergarten teacher
  • Preschool teacher
  • Primary teacher

Pathways to this course:

Candidates seeking alternate entry to this course can consider the below options:

Defined TAFE pathway

A defined TAFE pathway program exists for this degree. Please note that additional essential requirements for admission may apply following completion of this pathway.

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (credit for 90 credit points)

120 credit points is the equivalent of one-year full time study.

Other TAFE studies

Apply for a relevant TAFE course, at any TAFE provider, and then apply to articulate into this program. You may receive credit for TAFE studies undertaken, which will be individually assessed upon request, after you enrol in your bachelor level course.

University studies

Consider beginning your teaching studies with our pathway degree Bachelor of Education Studies.

Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies relevant to this degree. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,600 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
24,600 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Berwick Campus
72-100 Clyde Road
Melbourne Victoria 3806
Australia
24,600 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Gippsland Campus (Churchill)
Northways Road
Gippsland Victoria 3842
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with minimum study scores of 25 in units 3 and 4 English or 30 for English as an Alternative Language or Dialect and Units 1 and 2 of Mathematics; or overseas equivalent.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS band score of 7.0 (with at least 7.5 for Speaking and Listening and 6.5 for Reading and Writing) or equivalent English language test with the proviso that students must prove they meet the English language requirement as determined by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and/or Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) to be eligible for registration. TOEFL iBT: 100 with minimums: (Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20, Writing 24); Pearson (PTE): Overall 65 (no band less than 58): Cambridge-CAE; Overall 185 (no band less than 176).

Address

Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
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