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Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) - Melbourne

BTeach/BA

320 cp

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Melbourne, Victoria

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 applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.

Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – mathematical methods. Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.

2. Definitions

Major: 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 60 cp at advanced level.

Minor: 40 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 20 cp at advanced level.

3. Requirements for Completion of the Degree2

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete:

(1) 320 cp consisting of:

  1. 10 cp from HIST106 Australian Indigenous Peoples: Past and present, which must be included in the units selected in accordance with paragraph (1)(b) or (c)(ii) below;
  2. 160 cp in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, consisting of:
    1. 80 cp from 1 Major in Mathematics;
    2. 40 cp from 1 Minor3;
    3. 40 cp from the Bachelor of Arts which may be:
      1. 40 cp from advanced level units in the discipline area of the Minor making a second Major;
      2. 20 cp from advanced level units in the discipline area of the Minor making an extended Minor; plus 20 cp from Electives;
      3. 40 cp from a second Minor; or
      4. 40 cp from Electives4;
  3. 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
    1. 80 cp from Education Studies;
    2. 60 cp from Curriculum Studies;
    3. 20 cp from Extended Reflective Practice;

and

(2)

  1. 4 Professional Experience Units; and
  2. 1 Community Engagement Program Unit.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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

Arts Units

Units from the following disciplines listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Arts degree:

Major
Mathematics

A Minor or second Major from the list below:
Business Studies
History
Literature
Theological Studies/Study of Religion5

It is recommended that students undertake a major, a minor and an extra 2 units in the discipline areas of the minor. If, however, students choose to complete 2 Minors, one Minor must be selected from the list of Majors above and the other from either the list above or below:

Drama
Philosophy

Education Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDCU417

10

Curriculum and Assessment

EDFD173

10

Understanding Learning

EDFD177

10

Contexts for Learning and Development

EDFD270

10

Teaching and Managing Learning Environments

EDFD271

10

Creating Inclusive, Safe and Supportive Schools

EDFD454

10

Curriculum Literacies

EDFD472

10

Transition into the Profession

EDFD497

10

Diversity in the Classroom


Curriculum Studies

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDCU418

10

Contemporary Issues in School Curriculum

EDMA417

10

Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDMA418

10

Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching 2


Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFD444

10

The Middle Years of Schooling

EDFD467

10

Wellbeing and the Development of the Whole Person

EDFD469

10

Evolving Learning Spaces

HIST106

10

Australian Indigenous Peoples: Past and Present


Other electives as approved by the Head of School or Course Coordinator

Electives Curriculum and Teaching Studies6

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDLA440

10

ESL Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDLA441

10

ESL Curriculum and Teaching 2

EDLA478

10

English Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDLA479

10

English Curriculum and Teaching 2

EDLO409

10

LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDLO411

10

LOTE Curriculum and Teaching 2

EDRE300

10

Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 1

EDRE301

10

Religious Education Curriculum and Teaching Studies 2

EDRE321

10

Teaching Religion Studies in Years 11 and 12

EDSS470

10

History Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDSS471

10

History Curriculum and Teaching 2

EDST441

10

ICT Curriculum and Teaching 1

EDST442

10

ICT Curriculum and Teaching 2


Extended Reflective Practice

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX414

20

Extended Reflective Practice


Professional Experience Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX170

0

Professional Experience 1

EDFX214

0

Professional Experience Secondary 2

EDFX312

0

Professional Experience Secondary 3A

EDFX313

0

Professional Experience Secondary 3B

EDFX277

0

Community Engagement Program (Co: EDFD271)


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). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries.
3Arts majors and minors must be in the discipline areas in which the Curriculum Studies units are undertaken; where two minors are undertaken, the second need not be in a Curriculum Studies area.
4“Electives”: units other than those required for the selected Major or Minor, listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings or from other disciplines within the University (subject to campus availability, unit limitations and having met prerequisite and co-requisite requirements).
5Students wanting to teach Religious Education are advised to consult with their Course Coordinator to ensure they enrol in the correct sequence of units.

620 cp are to be taken from the one Curriculum and Teaching Studies area which builds on discipline minor sequence already taken.

To be eligible to enrol in a Curriculum and Teaching Studies sequence, a student must either have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite study prescribed for that Curriculum and Teaching Study or be able to demonstrate knowledge or skills approved by the Course Coordinator as equivalent. In the case of Religious Education, the designated Theological Studies units provide co-requisites.