Bachelor of Education Studies [Exit Award Only]
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Level 7 Bachelor Degree
Locations and UAC Codes
Mode of Delivery
- Face to Face
Domestic - 3 years full time or part time equivalent.
The Bachelor of Education Studies is an EXIT AWARD ONLY and does NOT qualify students to teach. Graduates can work in education fields other than teaching and will have highly developed problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills. Students who graduate with the Bachelor of Education Studies cannot be re-admitted or complete another teaching degree at UON.
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Not applicable. The Bachelor of Education Studies is an exit award only.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438
Not applicable as program is an exit award only.
Academic Requirements for Program Completion
Total Units required
3 years full time or part time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
This program requires the successful completion of 240 units: 30 units of Core Courses, 20 units of Directed courses at 1000 level, 10 units of Directed courses at 2000 level, 20 units of Directed courses at the 3000/4000 level, plus 160 units of electives which will comprise of between 20 to 80 units at the 1000 level, 10 to 70 units at the 2000 level and 10 to 70 units at the 3000 level.Students who take out the Bachelor of Education Studies exit award will be excluded from any further enrolment in an initial teaching qualification.
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program
|EDUC2102||Educational Psychology: Learners and the Learning Process||10 units|
|EDUC2103||Schooling, Identity and Society||10 units|
|ABOR3500||Aboriginal Education, Policies and Issues||10 units|
Choose 20 units from the following directed courses
|EDUC1038||Foundations of Secondary Education||10 units|
|EDUC1048||Becoming a Teacher: Primary and Early Childhood Context||10 units|
|EDUC1751||Knowledge and Communication Technologies||10 units|
|HIST1051||The Australian Experience||10 units|
|LING1100||Language for Early Childhood Educators||10 units|
|LING1110||Foundations of Language||10 units|
|PUBH1020||Foundations of Early Childhood Health and Well-Being||10 units|
|PUBH1030||Foundation Studies in K-6 PDHPE||10 units|
Choose 10 units from the following directed courses
|EDUC2181||Managing the Learning Environment||10 units|
|EDUC2744||K-6 Science and Technology||10 units|
Choose 20 units from the following directed courses
|EDUC3026||Special Education||10 units|
|EDUC3103||Early Childhood Special Education||10 units|
|EDUC3745||K-6 Creative Arts||10 units|
|EDUC4070||Literacies Across the Secondary Curriculum||10 units|
|EDUC4181||Ethical Teaching in Classrooms||10 units|
|EDUC4940||Research Design and Critique||10 units|
Complete 160 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Inspirational teachers who act professionally, knowledgably, and effectively
- Insightful scholars who engage in rational enquiry into the theory and practice of education
All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.
All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.
Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.
Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.