2018 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Education Studies

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Education Studies



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

 Faculty of Social Sciences

Intake Session(s):

 This is an exit-only qualification

Delivery Mode:


Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

 Batemans Bay, Bega, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands, Wollongong

Additional Information:

Email: ssc@uow.edu.au


All educators require an understanding of how people learn, how to implement effective learning experiences, and technologies to support the learning process. They also need a comprehensive knowledge of and respect for diversity amongst learners. This course prepares you for a range of careers in any context where the principles and approaches of teaching and learning can be applied. This degree does not provide a qualification for teaching in Australian primary schools or high schools.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

This is an exit-only qualification for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Primary Education, Bachelor of Health and Physical Education, Bachelor of Science Education or the Bachelor of Mathematics Education.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
1 Demonstrate broad and coherent pedagogical and content knowledge for the education field.
2 Display well-developed communication and evaluation skills as a reflective practitioner, articulating and analysing the complex and dynamic role of the educator in learning environments.
3 Apply pedagogical skills and content knowledge to solve educational problems, respect the diversity of all learners, apply pedagogical strategies for differentiation and reflect on their practice.
4 Demonstrate the ability to autonomously apply educational ethics that value student differences, the importance of diversity and social justice.

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Education Studies requires the successful completion of 144 credit points in accordance with the progression table below.

A minimum of 24 credit points at 300 level or higher must be included in this degree.

No more than 60 credit points will be completed at 100 level.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
Core Subjects (18 cp)
PSYS150 Foundations of Human Development and Behaviour 6
EDAE302 Aboriginal Education 6
EDLD302 Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students 6
Plus 102 credit points from the undergraduate Education schedule with approval from the Academic Program Director
Plus 24 credit points of elective subjects from either the Education schedule or the General Schedule with approval from the Academic Program Director

Professional Recognition / Accreditation

The Bachelor of Education Studies does not lead to a professional teaching qualification in Australia.

Other Information

For further information please email: ssc@uow.edu.au 

Last reviewed: 14 February, 2018