Bachelor of Educational Studies (43G)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years

Duration

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.

Location

Online
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

Choose 100 credit points from either Primary or Early Childhood 1st Year

This unit introduces students to a range of frameworks and accreditation standards for trainers and teachers in applied learning settings. It equips students with the fundamental tools required to maximize learning in range of educational environments. The concepts of collegial…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

This unit introduces you to educational psychology and the theories of learning, relating them to contemporary teaching practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary teaching practice is focused on learning rather than just educational…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Applied learning is an approach that contextualises learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education and active participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 2

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

This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning environments within applied learning settings. It will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face to face and online, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

Having understood the applied learning principles and shared them with others in EAL112 Foundations of Applied Learning, you now use them in this unit to diagnose learning issues in an educational setting, and then propose applied learning measures to resolve…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on special education, diversity, and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

In this unit you will review the literacy crises reported in the media, and then examine two different perspectives on addressing the literacy needs of students in both vocational education and workplace settings. Your active engagement with these considerations and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 2

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

The growth of eLearning in schools, VET providers and workplaces means that every educator should feel comfortable working in this environment. In this unit, you will design and develop a pedagogically sound eLearning strategy suitable for your current or intended…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 2

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

This unit examines the factors that contribute to low numeracy levels and considers strategies suitable for supporting students with under-developed numeracy skills. It examines examples of best practice for integrating numeracy enhancement within vocational courses and analyses how best to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

This unit examines the purpose and structure of assessment and reporting within a range of educational settings, including schools and VET. You will begin by reviewing a range of assessment types, including informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

In this unit, you will demonstrate the ability to purposefully and meaningfully engage with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1 Know students and how they learn, 2 Know the content and how to teach it and 3 Plan for…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
OnlineSemester 1

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

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

Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

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): $99,502 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $32,033 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.

Scholarships

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

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