Bachelor of Education Secondary Teaching (Visual Arts) (BEDSVA)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This degree provides students with knowledge and skills in visual arts and education that will enable graduates to apply for registration as a high school teacher of visual arts and a second teaching area. Students can select a second teaching area from a wide range of listed specialist electives according to their interest and employment needs.
The education studies component is practice focused with students undertaking professional experience in schools and other learning sites generally from the third year of their course. Students are also encouraged to undertake field/professional experience in remote schools.
Indigenous perspectives are a particular focus, and students can undertake studies in Indigenous languages and literacy as well as examining specific strategies for enhancing educational outcomes for Indigenous children.
Course Structure
The course comprises two common units and core units drawn from visual arts and education studies. Students are also able to select a second teaching area from a range of discipline specialist electives. A candidate must successfully complete units totaling 320 credit points (cp). All units are valued at 10 credit points unless otherwise indicated.
Professional Recognition
This course has been accredited through the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory consistent with the standards established by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership for the Accreditation of Initial Teacher Education Programs in Australia. Graduates of the course will be eligible for registration to teach in schools across all Australian State and Territory jurisdictions (subject to meeting other eligibility criteria such as the National Literacy and Numeracy test for Initial Teacher Education aligned with Teacher Registration Requirement, English proficiency and suitability to teach).


Which department am I in? Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have minimum average of 80% in 4 core academic subjects. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)A minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module score of 50 with no score lower than 42.

Entry Requirement For International Student

The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.
Other English Language Requirements:
Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency minimum overall grade of B2; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass of 55% in Academic English 3; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Charles Darwin University offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Laws (YLAW01)

Full Time (4 years)

A$21,200.00 (US$ 16,583) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia