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What will I learn?

As both a primary and secondary teacher you will be able to inspire, nurture and develop expertise in young people. You will become qualified to teach across the schooling year levels from the early years to Year 12. This course gives you the flexibility of multiple career options. You will develop knowledge and skills in primary curriculum and one specialist secondary teaching area.

Professional experience

You will be required to complete 80 days. Year 1: Community engagement in an educational setting, minimum of 35 hours. Year 2: 10 days, 15 days. Year 3: 20 days. Year 4: 5 days, 30 days.

Work placement

All initial teacher education programs must include a defined period of professional experience, where pre-service teachers practise teaching in a school under the direct supervision and guidance of an appropriately qualified teacher.

The current requirements are for a minimum of 80 days of professional experience that occurs in structured supervised settings. Supervised professional experience is at the heart of all our pre-service teacher education courses and the faculty will find appropriate placements to suit the needs of your course.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for registration as a primary or secondary teacher in government, independent, Catholic, and other faith-based schools.

This program is pending Victorian Institute of Teaching accreditation. Accreditation processes have been delayed due to covid-19 circumstances. Once accredited the program will meet the qualification requirements for registration in Victoria, NSW, ACT, Queensland.

Careers

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • primary school education
  • secondary school education
  • community centre education
  • private colleges
  • inclusive education settings
  • policy development

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Education and Arts

CRICOS

0102075

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,824.00 (13,50,598) per year
Estimate total cost: AUD $99,296; Unit fee: AUD $3,103

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Strathfield Campus

25A Barker Road,

STRATHFIELD,

New South Wales,

2135, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,824.00 (13,50,598) per year
Estimate total cost: AUD $99,296; Unit fee: AUD $3,103

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road,

BANYO,

Queensland,

4014, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Enhanced ACT Assessment with minimum Composite Score of 19. Applicants must have must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate. English Language Requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with an individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking; 5.5 in listening and reading); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 60: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 8 in reading and 7 in listening; ACU English Language Test: C (60-64%); Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE of 169 (Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 162 in listening and reading).

For international students

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A minimum of 7.0 in Reading and Writing and a minimum of 7.5 in listening and speaking

Pearson Test of English (PTE): A minimum of 65 in reading and writing and a minimum of 73 in listening and speaking

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) with a minimum of 27 in reading, 29 in writing, 27 in listening and 24 in speaking

ACU English Language Test: A+ (80 or above)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum of 185 in reading and writing and a minimum of 191 in listening and speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Australian Catholic University offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Box Hill Institute
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