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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Education Primary

2021

Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Batchelor (CSP)
144111
590304
Casuarina Campus (CSP)
104501
590300
Online (CSP)
104501
590300
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Location
CRICOS Code
Casuarina Campus
077777C
Course Duration
Full-time
4 year/s
Part-time
8 year/s
Annual Fee
$26,712.00
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
Semester 1
Semester 2

Batchelor: this course is available to Indigenous students by mixed mode delivery through the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE) in Batchelor.

Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
Yes
Can offers be deferred?
Yes
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

WEDP01

Award
Bachelor of Education Primary
Faculty/College
College of Education
Sector
HE
Area of study
Education

The Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to become a primary school teacher and teach Transition to Year 6/7.

As a primary school teacher, you will be vital to a student's learning process. You will guide and develop their skills through the various key learning systems of education during their early years at school.

In this course you will learn about

  • the school curriculum
  • contemporary approaches to issues in education, such as inclusivity
  • child and adolescent development
  • promoting positive behaviour
  • improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom
  • raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education
  • Indigenous perspectives on teaching and learning
  • developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in primary settings.

During this course, you will gain a combination of academic and practical experience.

When you graduate, your levels of personal literacy and numeracy will be broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the population.

You are encouraged to review the employer eligibility requirements as they can vary state to state.

Career opportunities

Graduating with a Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to teach in primary schools. It also prepares you to work in associated educational areas, such as:

  • curriculum development
  • educational planning
  • educational research
  • policy development.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Education Primary has been accredited through the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory. It is consistent with the standards established by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership for the Accreditation of Initial Teacher Education Programs in Australia.

Credit transfers & pathways

Pathways for VET to Higher Education

Guaranteed credit transfer arrangements are available to students commencing a bachelor degree at Charles Darwin University with completed Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree qualifications in the same field or discipline. Students who hold completed qualifications should refer to the additional information provided about Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer and Pathways using the links below:


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

International applications

All International applicants must apply through StudyLink unless currently studying year 12 in Australia. Only International applicants currently studying year 12 in Australia should apply via SATAC.

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  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This course comprises two common units, 22 core units, a choice of 5 specialist elective and 1 general elective units and is responsive to the needs as articulated in the Australian Professional Standards for Graduating Teachers. The course comprises discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogical studies, general education studies and professional experience. In addition this course offers primary teaching specialisations, including English, languages, humanities and social sciences, science, technology and mathematics, health and PE, the Arts, and Indigenous Knowledges.


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

All students must pass prior to graduation the ACER Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) as required by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). The cost of the testing will be met by the student. Refer to https://teacheredtest.acer.edu.au/

Please check the pre-requisite and assumed knowledge requirements prior to enrolment.


A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 320 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

This course has a requirement of 80 days of Professional Experience.
Professional Experience units MUST be undertaken in the following sequence: EPR100, EPR200, EPR211, EPR301.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Common Units
(2 units)
20cp Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability

Select Common Units to find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.

Core Units
(22 units)
240cp Compulsory Core units totalling 240 credit points as detailed below.

ECU100 Arts for Education
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020)
ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1
EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching
EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner
ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences
ECU200 History and Geography for Education
ECU204 Technology and Design for Education
ECU205 Digital Technology for Education
ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2
ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language
EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics
EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context
EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice
ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting
EST302 Researching Classroom Practice
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018)
EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy (replaces EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education from 2020)
EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp)

Specialist Electives
(5 units)
50cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 50 credit points from one of the following teaching areas with no more than 20cp of 100 level units.

English

ELA301 Literacy Capability in Context (new title 2020)
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following:
IAS111 Introduction to Australasian Literature (replaces LIT104 from 2020)
IAS112 Creative Practice in a Digital Context (replaces LIT103 from 2020)
IAS114 Introduction to Screen Media (replaces SMP101 from 2020)
IAS174 Introduction to Media Design (replaces SMP102 from 2020)
IAS214 Contemporary Literature and Writing (replaces LIT210 from 2020)
IAS313 Workshop in Creative Writing (replaces LIT203 and LIT204 from 2020)
ELA300 English, Language and Literacy in Education 3

Languages

ELA302 LOTE Pedagogy

Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following languages:

Greek
IAS161 Language Studies 1 (replaces HEL101 from 2020)
IAS162 Language Studies 2 (replaces HEL102 from 2020)
IAS261 Language Studies 3 (replaces HEL201 from 2020)
IAS262 Language Studies 4 (replaces HEL202 from 2020)
IAS362 Advanced Language Studies (repeatable) (replaces HEL301 and HEL302 from 2020)

OR

Indonesian
IAS161 Language Studies 1 (replaces INI101 from 2020)
IAS162 Language Studies 2 (replaces INI102 from 2020)
IAS261 Language Studies 3 (replaces INI201 from 2020)
IAS262 Language Studies 4 (replaces INI202 from 2020)
IAS362 Advanced Language Studies (repeatable) (replaces INI301 and INI302 from 2020)

OR

Chinese
IAS161 Language Studies 1 (replaces CHN101 from 2020)
IAS162 Language Studies 2 (replaces CHN102 from 2020)
IAS261 Language Studies 3 (replaces CHN201 from 2020)
IAS262 Language Studies 4 (replaces CHN202 from 2020)
IAS362 Advanced Language Studies (repeatable) (replaces CHN301 and CHN302 from 2020)

OR

Yolngu
IAS161 Language Studies 1 (replaces CAS110 from 2020)
IAS162 Language Studies 2 (replaces CAS111 from 2020)
IAS163 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 1 (replaces INL100 from 2020)
IAS164 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 2 (replaces INL120 from 2020)
IAS165 Language in Society (replaces INL130 from 2020)
IAS261 Language Studies 3 (replaces CAS205 from 2020)
IAS262 Language Studies 4 (replaces CAS206 from 2020)
IAS362 Advanced Language Studies (repeatable) (replaces CAS305 from 2020)

OR

Central Australian
IAS163 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 1 (replaces INL100 from 2020)
IAS164 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 2 (replaces INL120 from 2020)
IAS165 Language in Society (replaces INL130 from 2020)
CAL210 Learning a Central Australian Language 1 (no longer available from 2020)
CAL211 Learning a Central Australian Language 2 (no longer available from 2020)
CAL305 Central Australian Languages - Texts and Narrative (no longer available from 2020)
New from 2020
IAS161 Language Studies 1
IAS162 Language Studies 2
IAS261 Language Studies 3
IAS262 Language Studies 4
IAS362 Advanced Language Studies (repeatable)

Humanities and Social Sciences

ECU301 Humanities and Social Science Pedagogy
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following options:
ENV101 Earth Systems
ENV102 The Diversity of Life
ENV202 Introductory Remote Sensing
ENV204 Ecosystems, Evolution and Biodiversity (new title from 2019)
ENV207 Fire Ecology and Management in North Australia
ENV306 Environmental Monitoring and Modelling
HIS142 Introduction to Australian History (no longer available from 2020)
IAS132 Colonial Rule in Southeast Asia (replaces HIS231 from 2020)
IAS231 Colonial North Australia (replaces HIS246 from 2020)
IAS331 South-East Asia in the 20th Century (replaces HIS252 and HIS355 from 2020)
IAS332 North Australia in the 20th Century (replaces HIS347 from 2020)

Science and Technology and Mathematics

ESC300 STEM Pedagogy
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following:

ENV102 The Diversity of Life
ENV103 Environmental Issues (recoded from ENV205 2018)
HIT140 Foundations of Data Science (replaces STA101 from 2021)
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1
SBI172 Anatomy and Physiology 2
SBI173 Microbiology
SCH101 Chemical Concepts
SCH102 Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
SMA101 Mathematics 1A
SMA102 Mathematics 1B
ENV208 Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Thinking
EST204 ICT in Education
PHA212 Medicinal Chemistry (no longer available from 2020)
SBI209 Design and Analysis of Biological Studies
SBI245 Biochemistry
EMA300 Mathematising and Contextualising
ENV323 Environmental Microbiology
PHA311 Clinical Biochemistry

Health and PE

ECU300 Arts, Health and PE Pedagogy
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following:
PSY140 Introduction to Psychology A
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1
SBI172 Anatomy and Physiology 2
AOD201 Alcohol and Other Drug Studies
SBI209 Design and Analysis of Biological Studies
SPE205 Biomechanics 1
SPE206 Exercise and Sport Psychology 1
SPE209 Exercise Physiology 1
SPE210 Motor Control and Development
SPE309 Exercise Physiology 2

The Arts

ECU300 Arts, Health and PE Pedagogy
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following:
IAS114 Introduction to Screen Media (replaces SMP101 from 2020)
IAS173 Drawing and Other Visual Representation Tools (replaces VIS140 from 2020)
IAS174 Digital Media and Online Content Design (replaces SMP102 from 2020)
IAS181 Music Making and Theory 1 (20cp) (replaces MUS114 from 2020)
IAS182 Music Making and Theory 2 (20cp) (replaces MUS115 from 2020)
IAS281 Music Making and Theory 3 (20cp) (replaces MUS214 from 2020)
SMP203 Digital Media Design Studio 1 (no longer available from 2020)
SMP204 Digital Media Design Studio 2 (no longer available from 2020)
MUS384 History of Music 1 (no longer available from 2020)
New from 2020
IAS171 Creative Studio 1 (20cp)
IAS172 Creative Studio 2 (20cp)
IAS215 Screen Media and Production 1
IAS216 Screen Media and Production 2
IAS271 Creative Studio 3 (20cp)
IAS272 Creative Studio 4 (20cp)
IAS273 Sculptural Design
IAS274 Digital Image Capture and Photographic Media
IAS282 Music Making and Theory 4 (20cp)
IAS284 Ensemble and Choral

Indigenous Knowledges, Language and Culture

IAS352 Practices and Skills in Indigenous Community Work (replaces ATI331 from 2020)
Plus any 4 units (max two 100 level units) from the following:
IAS101 Indigenous Australia (replaces IND120 from 2020)
IAS131 Colonising Australia (replaces IND150 from 2020)
IAS142 Ethics and Protocols in Indigenous Contexts (replaces IND130 from 2020)
IAS163 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 1 (replaces INL100 from 2020)
IAS164 Linguistics for Indigenous Languages 2 (replaces INL120 from 2020)
IAS165 Language in Society (replaces INL130 from 2020)
ATI230 Resourcing Community Action (no longer available from 2020)
EST202 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages and Literacies
EST211 Learning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages in Schools
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities (replaces IND200 from 2020)
IAS223 Representing and Recording Country (replaces CIK210 from 2020)
IAS241 Indigenous Policy Principles and Practice (replaces ATI110 and ATI211 from 2020)
IAS242 Indigenous Governance and Leadership (replaces ATI210 from 2020)
IAS245 Indigenous Contemporary Perspectives (replaces ATI200 from 2020)
IAS246 Advocacy and Social Action (replaces ATI231 from 2020)
IAS252 Language Maintenance and Identity (replaces IND230 from 2020)
IAS254 Partnership and Engagement in Indigenous Land and Sea Management (replaces CIK230 from 2020)
EST311 Teaching Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Languages in Schools
IAS351 Indigenous Networking and Collaboration (replaces ATI330 from 2020)
IAS353 Indigenous Cultures and the Environment (replaces CIK240 from 2020)
IAS402 Intercultural Practice (replaces CIK305 from 2020)

General Electives
(1 unit)
10cp One unit totalling 10 credit points selected from any undergraduate unit offered by the University.

For students interested in teaching within a catholic school please consider enrolment in EDRE101 Religious Education 1 from Australian Catholic University (ACU) as a cross institutional student.
 

  320cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
No more than 20 credit points shall be counted with a grade of "PC" in a Bachelor AQF Level 7 course award and no more than 10 credit points at "PC" may be received at the highest level of the program of learning.

Of the total 320 credit points: (unless specified in the specific course structure above)
* not more than 120 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
* a minimum of 80 credit points must be taken from 300 level units or above

Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

 

Study plan


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.

 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
  E = Elective P = Practicum/Placement R = Research

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner CO
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020) CO CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1 CO EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching CO
ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences CO ECU100 Arts for Education CO
Year 2
EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context CO ECU204 Technology and Design for Education CO
ECU200 History and Geography for Education CO ECU205 Digital Technology for Education CO
EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics CO ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Year 3
ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2 CO EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice CO
ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language CO EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education (recoded to EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy 2020) CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Year 4
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp) CO
EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO Elective E
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018) CO    
Specialist Elective SE    

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Semester 1 Fast Track Option

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student who wishes to fast track their study by undertaking a full time study load including Summer Semester. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.

 

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner CO CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences CO ECU100 Arts for Education CO EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching0 CO
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020) CO ECU205 Digital Technology for Education CO ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2 CO
ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1 CO Specialist Elective SE ECU204 Technology and Design for Education CO
Year 2
EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context CO EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice CO ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language CO
ECU200 History and Geography for Education CO ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences CO EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics CO
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018) CO EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education (recoded to EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy 2020) CO
Year 3
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp) CO    
EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO Elective E    
Specialist Elective SE        
Specialist Elective SE        

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Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.

 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU
    EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching CO
    ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences CO
    ECU100 Arts for Education CO
Year 2
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner CO
ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1 CO ECU204 Technology and Design for Education CO
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020) CO ECU205 Digital Technology for Education CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Year 3
ECU200 History and Geography for Education  CO ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences CO
ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2 CO EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO
EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics CO EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Year 4
EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context CO EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice CO
ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language CO EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education (recoded to EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy 2020) CO
Specialist Elective SE Elective E
Year 5
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018) CO    
EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp) CO    

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Students commencing in Summer Semester

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.

 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

  

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
        CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU
        CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
        ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1 CO
        EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching CO
Year 2
EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner CO ECU100 Arts for Education CO    
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020) CO ECU205 Digital Technology for Education CO    
ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences CO ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences CO    
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE    
Year 3
ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2 CO EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context      
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO EST200 Child and Adolescent Development      
EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics CO ECU204 Technology and Design for Education CO    
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE    
Year 4
ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language CO EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice CO    
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education (recoded to EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy 2020) CO    
ECU200 History and Geography for Education CO EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO    
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018) CO Elective E    
Year 5
EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp) CO        
Specialist Elective SE        

 

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Summer Semester Fast Track Option

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester who wishes to fast track their study by undertaking a full time study load in Summer Semester. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.

 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
        CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU
        CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
        ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1 CO
        EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching CO
Year 2
EPR100 Professional Experience 1: Teacher as Learner CO ECU100 Arts for Education CO ELA201 Teaching English as an Additional Language CO
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Educational Settings (new title 2020) CO ECU205 Digital Technology for Education CO EMA200 Mathematics Education 2: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Primary Mathematics CO
ESC100 Science Education 1: Chemical and Biological Sciences CO ESC200 Science Education 2: Physical and Earth/Space Sciences CO ELA200 English Language and Literacy in Education 2 CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO
Year 3
EPR200 Professional Experience 2: Teaching in Context CO EPR211 Professional Experience 3: Classroom Practice CO ECU204 Technology and Design for Education CO
ECU200 History and Geography for Education CO EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom (recoded from EST301 2018) CO
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting SE EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education (recoded to EST305 Socially Inclusive Pedagogy 2020) CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE Elective E
Year 4
EPR301 Professional Experience 4: Classroom Ready (30cp) CO        
Specialist Elective SE        

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Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

International tuition fees

The annual course tuition fee for full time study of 80 credit points for commencing students in 2021 is AUD $26,712.00.
These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

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