Bachelor of Education (P-12)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 071581G

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

If you want the option of teaching at primary or secondary level, the Bachelor of Education (P12) is for you. Choose your specialisation, and get the classroom experience needed to confidently begin your teaching career.

We are one of the few universities in Australia to offer a Bachelor of Education (P-12) which allows you to teach at any school level. If you’re unsure which age group you’ll be suited to teaching, this is an excellent way to keep your options open.

You’ll learn the latest techniques to support students in their learning. You’ll also get real work experience through 80 days of supervised teaching practice in primary and secondary schools.

We offer the following specialisations:

  • art
  • biology
  • digital media
  • disability studies in education
  • English (literary studies)
  • environmental studies
  • food technology
  • health
  • humanities
  • mathematics
  • media studies
  • music
  • outdoor education
  • physical education (secondary)
  • psychology
  • student welfare.

Careers in teaching

You could be employed in a public or private primary or secondary school. Depending on your specialisation, you could find a role teaching anything from maths, science and English, to creative performance and arts, business, health, PE, psychology, or welfare studies.

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Education (P-12) students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 40 credit points of Core studies
  • 96 credit points of Major studies

Students are required to pass the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to be eligible to graduate from their Victorian Institute of Teaching-accredited program.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
25,200 Per Year
Read more12,600 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
4 years Full time Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English (or equivalent) other than EAL. PLUS:

Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics. PLUS:

IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score or 7.0 (with no band less than 7.5 in Speaking and Listening, and 6.5 in Reading and Writing).

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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