Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

If science is your passion and you want to work with young people, we want you in this degree. You'll learn about what type of teacher you are and how to use your skills to motivate, support and develop students. When you graduate, you'll be qualified to teach science from middle years through to VCE. You will also have specialized science skills that will open even more doors throughout your career. You'll learn about young people and different learning environments. Yo'll also discover how to make sure students feel included and supported in the classroom. Your science subjects are broad and will see you become skilled in environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science and more. While you're learning these skills, you'll practice them in real classrooms throughout your degree. Areas of study include: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, education, environmental science, general science, mathematics, science/education, senior science, teaching (secondary) We provide a number of pathways and options to ensure you can follow your dream and become a great teacher. Visit federation.edu.au/become-a-teacher for more information including our interactive study pathways tool.

Structure

480 credit points.

Subjects

  • Biology chemistry
  • earth sciences
  • education
  • environmental science
  • general science
  • mathematics
  • science/education
  • senior science
  • teaching (secondary)

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses
  • Or overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 7.5
  • With no less than 8.0 in listening and speaking and no less than 7.0 in reading and writing.

Recognition

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

Study pathways

Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education can consider the following options; Undertake the first year of the Bachelor of Education Studies and apply to transfer into the second year of this program. Apply for Federation University Australia undergraduate degree in Applied Sciences or the Bachelor of Science and on successful completion, undertake a Master of Teaching (Secondary). You can progress to the Master of Education Studies as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification. Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time

Further information

All applicants must sit the CASPer assessment. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. To register for your sitting or for further information about the assessment, visit https://takecasper.com/. Further information: study.federation.edu.au

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