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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Educational Studies

2019

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Overview
Location
Cricos Codes
Batchelor
096878G
Casuarina Campus
096878G
Course Duration
Full-time
3 year/s
Part-time
6 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
This course is available through Course Transfer only
International
This course is available through Course Transfer only
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

WEDST1

Award
Bachelor of Educational Studies
Faculty/College
College of Education
Sector
HE
Area of study
Education

The Bachelor of Educational Studies offers a flexible three year undergraduate degree with a wide range of opportunities and choices available to graduates. It offers flexibility in education career options, such as vacation care, homework centres, tutoring in private colleges and home tutoring. It also gives those candidates with an interest in education the option of studying a broad range of Education subjects relating to education as a discipline (non-teaching).

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 at Charles Darwin University. 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

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. 
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Student Contribution and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

International full fees

See the Office of International Services for details on International Course Fees: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.
 

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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 offers 2 common units, 15 core units, and 7 specialist electives.

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.


 

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 240 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Common Units
(2 units)
20cp

Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability (compulsory)

PLUS EITHER
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability OR
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology

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

 

Core Units
(6 units)
60cp Compulsory Core units totalling 60 credit points as detailed below.

EST200 Child and Adolescent Development
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting
EST302 Researching Classroom Practice
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom
EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education
 

Specialist Electives
(11 - 13 units)
130cp Specialist Elective units totalling 130 credit points selected from core or specialist elective units listed for either the WEDP01 Bachelor of Education Primary or the WEDS01 Bachelor of Education Secondary.
 
Electives
(3 units)
30cp Elective units totalling 30 credit points selected from any undergraduate units offered by the University. Students may select units from the WEDP01 or the WEDS01 if desired.
 
  240cp 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 240 credit points: (unless specified in the specific course structure above)
* not more than 100 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
* a minimum of 60 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

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

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

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CU CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Elective E Elective E
Year 2
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education CO
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Elective E
Year 3
EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom CO Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE

 
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 CO
    CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO
    Specialist Elective SE
    Elective E
Year 2
EST200 Child and Adolescent Development CO EST304 Diversity and Inclusive Education CO
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Elective E
Year 3
EST303 Special Needs in the Classroom CO EST300 Assessment, Moderation and Reporting CO
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Elective E Specialist Elective SE
Year 4
EST302 Researching Classroom Practice CO    
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    

 

SATAC and MyNextCourse applications

Option 1 - Apply via SATAC

You should apply through SATAC if using one of the following:

  • ATAR (or equivalent) School Leaver
  • incomplete higher education studies
  • STAT or work/life experience
  • Certificate IV or above at another institution
  • eligible non-CDU Enabling Program

SATAC

Option 2 - Apply via MyNextCourse

You should apply via MyNextCourse if you have successfully completed, or are about to complete one of the following at CDU:

  • Certificate IV or above
  • Eligible Enabling Program (TEP, PTS)
  • Undergraduate Degree

MyNextCourse

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