Swinburne
Swinburne

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor Degree

3 majors available

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Course description

Duration

duration

3 yrs

Study mode

studyMode

Online

Start date

date

3 start dates per year. Contact us about enrolling.

  • Gain an understanding of teaching & learning in Australia with the Bachelor of Education
  • This course may be a pathway into the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Flexible, online degree - fit study into your schedule

Course details

Entry requirements

Year 12, or relevant academic experience

Location
Online
Start dates
3 start dates per year. Contact us about enrolling.
Duration
3 years full time or part time equivalent
Study mode
Online
Education institution
Swinburne (RTO 3059)
Price
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options
Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Swinburne

Bachelor of Education

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  2. We’ll confirm your enquiry has been received
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Course content

24 units

  • Understanding language & literacy
  • The world of maths
  • Theories of teaching & learning
  • Indigenous education & perspectives
  • Teaching & learning in the 21st century
  • Contemporary perspectives of learning & development
  • Learning & communicating online
  • Academic literacies: Situating university knowledge
  • Play & environment
  • Advocacy & social justice
  • Integrated studies
  • Arts education
  • Supporting inclusion for primary
  • Assessment for primary
  • Mathematics in practice
  • Contemporary perspectives of learning & development
  • Developing literacy
  • Understanding & supporting behaviour
  • Sustainable education & perspective

Entry requirements

Non-Year 12 entry

Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.

Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements.

Year 12 entry

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

VCE Pre-requisites:

Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score.

Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

Further information

The full Course Information Set and Whole of Institution Set are available for reference.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand education as an academic discipline
  • Gain broad knowledge of Primary School and Early Childhood content areas
  • Kowledge of students aged 0-12 years and how they learn
  • How to create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

Support and delivery

Supportive, Interactive Learning

With many distance education courses, content originally designed for traditional face-to-face learning is adapted for online use, which may not always be practical.

With Swinburne Online, your course has been developed specifically for online delivery, so you get the most out of your online studies. The entire learning experience is designed to be supportive, engaging and collaborative. Your course content is supplemented by online communication technologies such as discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs.

  • Access your course throughan online learning platform
  • Excellent tutor-student ratio
  • Regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors

In addition, Student Advisors are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries you may have around your study.

These Student Advisors will provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations and academic assessments, and assist you with any technical issues you may experience.

Familiarise Yourself with Online Study

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) includes a foundation unit called "Learning and Communicating Innovative Practice". This unit is especially useful if you're returning to study after a long time, or are unfamiliar with online learning.

It will help you gain skills in:

  • written and online communication
  • collaborating in individual and group work
  • critiquing and analysing information sources

Upon completion of this unit, you'll be more confident about online study.

Payment options

Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Swinburne

Send an enquiry direct to Swinburne (RTO 3059) about the Bachelor of Education.

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