Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Global Education) (E4F)

Overview  2019


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Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years


Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.


This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

From 2018, all new students will undertake their studies with a specialisation in Global Education, through the Bachelor of Education with ProfHons (Specialisation) course.

The Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Global Education) is designed to meet the needs of professionals and graduates seeking in depth professional learning in Global Education. The course includes opportunities to study specialised units in this field, as well as options for independent study and practice projects and the development of research skills in educational enquiry.

NOTE: Course is not available to international students

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Global Education) graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in Global Education across diverse teaching, learning and other professional and community contexts;
  • Critically analyse, evaluate and transform research findings as well as professional and personal experience to improve Global Education approaches in a range of contexts;
  • Analyse, generate, communicate, and critically reflect on responses to complex problems;
  • Communicate effectively with diverse professional and scholarly communities across a range of platforms.

The units are available fully online and the choice of units can be viewed in the course structure.

Please Note: This course does not qualify graduates as teachers. The appropriate graduate entry course for initial teacher training is the Master of Teaching.

Course Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge - Graduates will know and understand:

  • The theoretical foundations and practice of education (including various specialisations), and how these can facilitate enhanced pedagogical approaches, curriculum, policy, and student engagement from a global perspective;
  • The relationship between reflective practice and professional standards in local and/or global education contexts, and how each can define, validate and enhance learning and teaching;
  • The key research principles and methods applicable to extending knowledge in their specialised area of interest.

2. Skills - Graduates will:

  • Critically reflect on practice and/or research findings to develop new understandings that can inform sound professional judgment, planning and decision making;
  • Apply education theory to specific content and/or pedagogical knowledge to inform and advance learner outcomes and/or systemic developments within their own contexts;
  • Initiate constructive responses to changing educational contexts and learner needs.

3. Application of Knowledge and Skills - Graduates will:

  • Utilise educational theory and professional knowledge to design and evaluate programs in different learning and teaching contexts.
  • Independently utilise professional standards and contemporary scholarly literature to reflect on practice and facilitate positive educational change.
  • Plan and conduct independent inquiry to inform professional practice.

4. Communication, Collaboration and Leadership - Graduates will:

  • Communicate professionally and effectively across diverse settings and audiences;
  • Apply their knowledge and skills in collaborative practice and/or leadership roles.

5. Professional Learning - Graduates will:

  • Utilise contemporary literature and professional standards to improve practice and promote constructive and collegial learning in educational contexts;
  • Employ appropriate technologies to investigate and share practice with peers engaged in professional communities;
  • Be responsible and accountable for their own learning.

6. Ethical Professional Practice - Graduates will:

  • Conduct their practice and engage with stakeholders in an ethical, collaborative, professional and accountable manner;
  • Understand that, globally, educational professionalism requires ethical standards as well as evidence-based and exploratory approaches to teaching and learning.

Career outcomes

Professional Recognition

Course structure

Students study 2 compulsory 'core' units, plus five coursework units from the Global Education learning area schedule.

All units are one semester in length and all units are weighted at 12.5% except for ESG748 (25%)

Year 1

This unit develops an understanding of education in a range of contexts and in a global society. In the unit we will work together to develop a richer understanding of how we know about education as well as how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an independent study project that requires the completion of an extended piece of writing such as a monograph, curriculum development document, professional development program, video, digital media output, or journal article for refereed publication. The design of the…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an introduction to the concepts and practices involved in taking a Global Education perspective to teaching and learning in contemporary curriculum contexts.An overview of Global Education will be presented where participants will have an opportunity to examine…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on the relationship between global citizenship and education. It is designed to extend general understandings of the global education perspective and to link these to the area of global citizenship. This unit provides an opportunity both for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit students will focus on education in the Asia-Pacific region through the lens of Global Education. This perspective will include a focus on current issues pertinent to the region, particularly those identified in the UN Millennium Development Goals.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Teachers and students in the twenty-first century are part of a rapidly changing, globalised world where they are linked not only to local communities, but also to the wider global community.In this unit, global education pedagogies that take account of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The focus of the unit is on a detailed examination of key issues in Global Education. These issues will be selected from the five Global Education learning emphases: interdependence and globalisation, identity and cultural diversity, social justice and human rights,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

The University requires applicants for admission to the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Global Education) degree to hold a Bachelor of Education or a degree in other discipline with a Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Teaching, or Master of Teaching, or to those holding equivalent qualifications.Graduates without a teaching qualification but with extensive work experience of teaching or training can apply for admission to the course.

The Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Global Education) articulates directly with the Master of Education. The course is not designed to articulate directly with research higher degrees. Students who complete four Global Education coursework units will be able to exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Education (Global Education).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.


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