Bachelor of Educational Studies (43G)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements


Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 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.


Semester 1, Semester 2

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

The Bachelor of Educational Studies is a three-year course intended to provide an educational qualification for those students wishing to exit from the four-year pre-service teaching degrees.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher please see:

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

Master of Education

Bachelor of Arts / Master of Teaching

Students undertaking the Bachelor of Educational Studies will graduate with a qualification informed by core theoretical knowledge. At the core of the course is a graduate who is educated to:

  • Utilise a reasoned and critical perspective on all aspects of education theory and practice Attachment 2

Career outcomes

Graduates will be highly sought in education careers other than teaching in particular in the industry training sector, and will be suited to communication-based jobs, public relations and other sectors that value graduates with well developed problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills.

Course structure

Entry requirements

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Options for this course

Cost shouldn’t get in the way of you studying.

If you’re a domestic undergraduate student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place in this course. This means your fees will be subsidised by the Australian Government. You’ll only need to pay the student contribution amount for each unit you study within the course.

You may also be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. If eligible, you’ll only have to pay your tuition fees once you start earning above a specific amount.

Further information is available at Scholarships, fees and costs.

Student contribution

Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study. This means that how much you’ll pay will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

Further information

Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $102,350 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $32,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.


For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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