Bachelor of Education

Program code

1567

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3.5 years FT accelerated
8 years part-time
4 years full-time equivalent

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$5,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

70.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)
  • General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3&4, C)
  • Non-academic entry requirements
  • Primary Ed students from second year will need a General Science subject (Units 3&4, C) or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

Nil

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor Education (BEd), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND:

Primary Education

  • 200 credit points for the Primary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 40 credit points for a minor in English, Mathematics or Science.
  • OR

  • 180 credit points for the Primary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 60 credit points for a major in Early Childhood Education or Health and Physical Education or Special Needs Education.

    AND

  • meet the Literacy and Numeracy Benchmark in the test administered by ACER on behalf of AITSL.*

Secondary Education

  • 80 credit points for the Secondary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • two 80 credit point teaching areas.
  • OR

  • 80 credit points for the Secondary Education major (including 40 credit points for the professional experience courses) and
  • 80 credit points for one teaching area and
  • 80 credit points for the Learning Support major.
  • AND

  • meet the Literacy and Numeracy Benchmark in the test administered by ACER on behalf of AITSL.*

* You will need to successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) to graduate from the program. You are permitted three test attempts in total for each component. If you fail three test attempts for each component, you will not be able to graduate.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The following courses which have a Professional Practice component are designated for the purposes of the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy.

Compulsory Tutorial Attendance for All Professional Experience Courses

In line with AITSL Professional Experience Roles and Responsibilities, Griffith University preservice teachers must reach an 80% threshold for tutorial attendance and active participation in the lead up to placement and follow on from placement for all Professional Experience courses. Students who cannot attend the full tutorial and thus cannot actively participate during the tutorial will not be able to proceed with the placement and/or complete the course. Students will be administratively withdrawn from the course and will need to contact "educationconnect@griffith.edu.au" to request a new program plan.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 2999EDN Managing Learning  10
Tri 3 3235EDN English in the Early Years of School  10
Tri 1 3232EDN Professional Practice in Special Education  10
Tri 1,2 3999EDN Supporting Diversity  10
Tri 3 3405EDN Supporting young children's pro-social behaviour  10
Tri 1,2 4888EDN The Griffith Graduate Teacher  20

A student who fails a Professional Practice component in any of these courses will be subject to review by the Education Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program. A student who fails the same course twice will also be subject to review by the Education Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.