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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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Bachelor of Teaching and Learning/Bachelor of Applied Science

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The education course prepares graduates to be teachers in primary, middle or secondary schooling.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
BTLBAS

About this course

The education course prepares graduates to be teachers in primary, middle or secondary schooling. It aims to produce teachers who work effectively within educational contexts that are dynamic and changing. The course meets both national and local needs for teachers of exemplary practice, who are committed to enhancing educational outcomes for all children. It emphasises improving teaching-learning relationships in the classroom, raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education and developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in diverse education settings. Education units are designed for external as well as internal students and the education course welcomes students from around Australia and overseas. This Applied Science course enables students to tailor their science degree to their own areas of interest and career aspirations. The program offers flexibility and diversity by enabling students to study in different areas of science offered in the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, as well as allowing students to integrate studies from a variety of areas outside of traditional science disciplines into their science degree. Graduates are equipped to demonstrate and apply an understanding of their chosen areas of science, including concepts, theories and principles to practice in real situations. Students also become effective problem solvers able to think globally, apply logical and critical thinking, and to apply an understanding of scientific and technological factors and to consider issues from various cultural, economic and other societal perspectives. Graduates of this combined degree are awarded both the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning and the Bachelor of Applied Science.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
70.7%
Overall satisfaction
69.5%
Skill scale
48.9%
Teaching scale
85.9%
Employed full-time
$66.5k
Average salary