This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education
|Total credit points required||192|
|Standard duration of study (years)||4 years FT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Peninsula)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1541|
This course combines specific studies in the arts with the theory and practice of primary teaching. The education degree provides a comprehensive knowledge of the theoretical foundations of education, curriculum studies and practical experiences in schools and other appropriate settings, with the opportunity to gain overseas or remote practical experiences. Students must complete both courses in four years of full-time study at a normal course load for each year.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
For the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts component of this double degree visit http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/courses/0002.html.
Students must complete teaching practice which consists of a minimum of 80 days of satisfactory supervised school experience. Students will only be given permission to complete a placement in their place of employment in exceptional circumstances and if they will receive the required level of supervision. Where permission is granted, students will not be permitted to undertake more than 50 per cent of the placement in their place of employment. Students must be available to undertake placements on a full-time basis and attend their placement for full days at times determined by the faculty.
Graduates are eligible for registration and employment as primary school teachers in the government, Catholic and independent school systems in Victoria. For interstate and overseas positions, applicants are advised to check with local authorities.
This course consists of studies in arts (96 points) and studies in education (96 points), incorporating compulsory and elective units, and teaching placements.
For a list of the arts disciplines available refer to the Faculty of Arts areas of study at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.
Students must complete:
(a.) an arts major (48 points)
(b.) an arts minor in a different area of study (24 points)
(c.) a first-year arts sequence in a third area of study (12 points)
(d.) another 12 points of arts at first, second or third-year levels.
For the requirements of the available arts disciplines, refer to the list under the 'Areas of study'.
Students must complete:
For the requirements of the education component, refer to the link under 'Areas of study'.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts prior to the completion of the double degree course must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the arts requirements for the double degree course.
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Education (Primary)