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Diploma of Educational Studies/Bachelor of Education
Griffith College - Gold Coast/Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

The higher education Diploma of Educational Studies allows successful students to transition into the Bachelor of Education by providing the prerequisite knowledge and skills needed to meet entry requirements. Students will develop critical and reflective thinking skills in order to understand the complexities of what it means to be a teacher in today’s world. Upon successful completion of the diploma, graduates will enter the degree with 60 or 70 credit points depending on your major option. Completing the Bachelor of Education you will meet the national accreditation requirements of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership. For more information, visit listings for Diploma of Educational Studies at Griffith College and at Griffith University.

Diploma of Educational Studies at Griffith College and Bachelor of Education at Griffith University.

Note

Subject to satisfactory completion of the Diploma of Educational Studies and meeting the Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE), students are eligible for up to 60/70 credit points into the Bachelor of Education at Griffith University. The amount of credit available depends on the choice of major within the degree. Contact Griffith College for more details.

Majors

Bachelor of Education: Primary / Secondary

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees

Other requirements

A  Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an initial teacher education program will need to successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) to graduate from the bachelor program. Students are permitted three test attempts in total for each component. If students fail three test attempts for each component, they will not be able to graduate.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2021 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2021 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Griffith University graduates are in demand and find employment in the independent, Catholic and State education systems in Queensland as well as nationally and overseas. You will be prepared for a career as a teacher in the public or private sector which can lead to senior positions such as a head of curriculum or positions with central school administration such as policy adviser or curriculum officer or principal. Your education degree can also lead to many other areas of work. Rather than teaching in schools, you could choose to follow a different pathway and work in training settings in industry and government, outdoor education, adult literacy, libraries, educational research, education policy, or consultancy.

Membership

The Bachelor of Education is accredited by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).

Course Code
085004
Start Date
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Fee
fee/$27,500
Level of Qualification
AQF Diploma
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

41/2 years Full time or 9 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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