Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education)

STUDY ABROAD


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003910D


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This course is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in secondary school teaching and, at the same time, allows the pursuit of specialist interests.
The degree is recognised nationally and internationally for those who aspire to teach students aged twelve to eighteen in public and private schools.
As part of the degree program, you choose a major and a minor teaching specialisation. The major teaching area qualifies you to teach up to year 12 in secondary school. The minor teaching area qualifies you to teach up to year 10 in secondary school.
Core education
The core education units comprise the bulk of the course and are taken throughout the four years. You will cover areas such as planning, implementing and evaluating learning experiences and programs; the curriculum learning areas; classroom management and teaching strategies; theories of learning; Indigenous education; and teaching children with diverse leaning needs. There is a strong emphasis on creating and nurturing an inquiry approach and analytic and critical thinking.
Teaching practice
School experience forms a significant part of the degree. You will work in schools in various capacities and for varying lengths of time throughout the program, culminating a final term-long internship (usually 10 weeks). During the internship, you will have the major responsibility for a class, under the supervision of a mentor teacher. There are often opportunities for a country practice or an interstate or overseas internship.

Career opportunities
This course can help you become a:
Teacher - Secondary
Teaching Assistant
Principal
Deputy Principal
Education Administrator
Policy Development Officer
Special Needs Teacher
Why Secondary Education?
Curtin is education courses were ranked 37 in the world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Staff teaching in the secondary programs are active researchers and highly regarded academics. You will be taught by staff who are at the top of their disciplinary field from across the University representing a high level of expertise.
Curtin has a long history of excellence in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) which are key areas of focus in education.
You will be immersed in a digitally rich e-learning environment that complements your studies and enhances your teaching skills. You will be encouraged to participate in the learning process and acquire the skills needed to be digitally fluent and there is a focus on group interaction and continuous assessment.
Secondary education is a much sought-after phase of learning. Currently there is a shortage of teachers working in this area consequently there is a high-uptake of graduates by employers.
This course integrates education theory with classroom practice for all areas. You will undertake 20 weeks of teaching internship and be offered opportunities for international exchange, internship, master and graduate programs.
The School is proud of its consistently positive feedback from employers who say Curtin teachers are of excellent quality and well prepared for the education industry.
How this course will make you industry ready
A major component of this course comprises units on teaching strategies, planning lessons, classroom management, learning processes, educational psychology and curriculum studies. You will also complete 20 weeks of teaching practice over the course of your studies, including a 10 week internship where you will have the major responsibility for a class of children under the mentorship of a qualified teacher.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Humanities


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.Completion of the Bang Tu tai or Bang Tot nghiep Pho thong Trung hoc (Vietnamese Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) with at least 8.00 in the score for graduation evaluation, separate evidence of English competence is required. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.
Other English Language Requirements:
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Box Hill Institute


Full Time (4 years)

A$30,600.00 (US$ 23,935) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia