Bachelor of Education

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Become a teacher in just three and half yearsThis program prepares students to teach in primary or secondary settings. Students undertake a foundation first year and then choose to pursue either primary or secondary education from Year 1/Trimester 3. Gaining practical experience from first year, students undertake professional practice throughout the degree which includes observation and participation in schools, practice teaching and community field studies.If choosing primary education, majors areEarly childhood education (Logan or Online) Health and physical education (Gold Coast or Online) Special needs education (Mt Gravatt or Online)Primary education minors are also offered in English, mathematics or science.If choosing secondary education, students undertake studies in two teaching areas or one area and a major in learning support (Mt Gravatt and Online). Teaching area content courses may be offered on-campus only and students should check the timetable for individual courses as to whether they can be completed online. Students may need to travel to another campus to undertake courses specific to a Secondary Teaching Area that are not offered on their home campus.Note: The Australian Federal Government has mandated that all students of initial teacher education programs demonstrate they have been assessed as being in the top 30%% of the adult population for personal literacy and numeracy. The Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) is administered and managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). While this is not a requirement for admission, all students will need to organise and demonstrate a pass result in all components of the LANTITE prior to graduation.


  • Communication for Teaching and Learning
  • Education and Society
  • Educational Technologies for Teaching and Learning
  • Foundations of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Philosophy and Ethics in Education
  • Teaching as a Profession
  • Understanding Lifelong Learner
  • World Indigenous Knowledges


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $128,000 No
  • Full-time : 3.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Logan Campus International: $128,000 No
  • Full-time : 3.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $128,000 No
  • Full-time : 3.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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