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Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Indigenous Studies)

This course is available only to Australian Indigenous students.

BEd

320 cp

Minimum duration: The equivalent of 4 years full-time. The course is normally studied over 5 years full-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane, Queensland
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

Bachelor of Educational Studies(Exit qualification only)
BEdSt

240 cp

Minimum duration: The equivalent of 3 years full-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an Indigenous Australian applicant must have successfully completed the Associate Degree in Indigenous Education, which covers the first two years of the course.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Indigenous Studies) Degree2

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete:

(1) 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 160 cp from successful completion of the Associate Degree in Indigenous Education course;
  2. 50 cp from Curriculum Foundation Studies consisting of:
    1. 20 cp from Indigenous Studies;
    2. 10 cp from Mathematics;
    3. 20 cp from Theology or approved elective alternatives;
  3. 50 cp from Education Studies;
  4. 60 cp from Curriculum and Pedagogy;

and

(2)

  1. 3 Professional Experience Units;
  2. 1 Community Engagement Unit.

3. Exit point

3.1 The Bachelor of Educational Studies is available as an exit point from all Bachelor of Education courses.

3.2 A student who has completed the following requirements may exit from the course with the Bachelor of Educational Studies:

(1) 160 cp from successful completion of the Diploma or Associate Degree in Indigenous Education course;

(2) 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. at least 20 cp from Education Studies;
  2. at least 30 cp from Curriculum and Pedagogy;
  3. up to 30 cp from other units which may include Curriculum Foundation Studies;

and

(3) 1 Community Engagement Unit.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Curriculum Foundation Studies

Indigenous Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADAB203

10

Indigenous Contemporary Issues

ADAB304

10

Indigenous Teachers in Australian Education


Mathematics

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADMA309

10

Exploring Mathematics 2


Theology
4

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADFD413

10

Philosophy of Education

ADRE421

10

Indigenous Spirituality 2

AHCT100

10

What Christians Believe

AHEO228

10

The Christian Life: Worship and Ethics


Education Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADFD220

10

Teaching and Managing Learning Environments

ADFD221

10

Creating Inclusive, Safe and Supportive Schools

ADFD447

10

Diversity in the Classroom

ADFD452

10

Transition into the Profession

ADFD457

10

Action Research as a Reflective Practice

ADFD458

10

Catering for Diversity in Literacy and Numeracy


Curriculum and Pedagogy

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADAR422

10

Creative Arts Education 2

ADLA309

10

Literacy Education 2

ADMA310

10

Mathematics: Learning and Teaching 2

ADPH306

10

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 1

ADPH307

10

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2 (NSW in lieu of one Theology unit)

ADRE101

10

Religious Education 14

ADRE102

10

Religious Education 24

ADST201

10

Science and Technology Education


Professional Experience

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADFX110

0

Professional Experience Primary 1

ADFX212

0

Professional Experience Primary 2A

ADFX213

0

Professional Experience Primary 2B

ADFX310

0

Professional Experience Primary 3

ADFX413

0

Professional Experience Primary 4: Extended Reflective Practice


Community Engagement

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADFX207

0

Community Engagement Program (Co: ADFD221)


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Requirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld) or Working with Children Check (ACT, NSW and Vic).
3Students in NSW will need to study ADPH307 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2 in place of one of these units.
4For students not wishing to gain accreditation to teach Religious Education in Catholic schools, the Course Coordinator may approve an elective unit.