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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Educational Studies

2018

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
Batchelor
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Casuarina Campus
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External Studies
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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
CDU Reference
CRICOS codes
096878G
CDU Course Code

WEDST1

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

Admission requirements

There is no direct entry into this course. This course is only available as an internal course transfer from the Bachelor of Education Primary or the Bachelor of Education Secondary. Students must complete a minimum of 40 credit points in the Bachelor of Education Primary or the Bachelor of Education Secondary to be eligible to apply for transfer.

Course fees

International full fees

International course fees are provided on the International Office Fee Schedule: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.

  • 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.

 

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

 

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    

 

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