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RMIT University

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Bachelor of Education

  • Bachelor

Impact the lives of young people with a globally recognised teaching qualification that is always in demand.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
BP320
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $26,264 total
International Fees
$26,880 per year / $107,520 total

About this course

Impact the lives of young people with a globally recognised teaching qualification that is always in demand.

If you’re looking for a career that makes an impact in society, then teaching could be for you.

RMIT offers four ways for you to start your career in the field of primary education:

  • Primary – become a generalist primary teacher
  • Primary/Early Childhood – be qualified to teach in primary schools and in early childhood settings
  • Primary/Disability Inclusion – be recognised as a Special Needs teacher, teaching in primary schools, and disability settings
  • Primary/ PE & Sport – be a generalist primary teacher as well as being a specialist Primary PE teacher
What you will gain through this program

Studying Education at RMIT, you’ll gain the necessary skills needed to become a dynamic teacher and to inspire the next generation.

Our professional experience placements are offered within a variety of educational settings, so you can spend time in diverse classrooms to get a head start in your career.

Why study a Bachelor of Education at RMIT?
  • Employment record – RMIT have one of the highest employability rates of Victorian teacher education providers
  • Engagement - Learner engagement in the RMIT Bachelor of Education is the highest of any Victorian initial teacher education provider
  • Completion time - Our program takes 3. 5 years to complete, whereas other Victorian providers generally take 4 years
  • Teaching experience – Students will gain a minimum of 100 days of professional experience; currently practising teachers are part of our teaching staff and some learning takes place in school classrooms
  • Mixed learning - Our programs combine hands-on experiences with theoretical knowledge to expose you to rich and engaging tasks based on the practical needs of modern classrooms, linked directly to the teaching profession.

Entry requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Entry to this program is competitive. Applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR or GPA (including any adjustments).

Applicants must have a minimum ATAR of 70 for entry (which can include SEAS, Subject bonuses and/or other special entry schemes).

CASPer

All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training programs in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes.

To register for your sitting or for further information about the test, visit CASPer website.

To ensure you meet VTAC deadlines for each offer round go to the VTAC admissions tests page.

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

School Network Access Program (SNAP)

The SNAP access scheme is designed to increase tertiary access and participation of eligible students from SNAP partner schools. To find out more visit our website.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training study

Satisfactory completion of an Australian Certificate IV or above (or equivalent).

Applicants must satisfy the VCE Mathematics prerequisite or have completed equivalent tertiary study in mathematics.

Applicants with Higher Education study

Satisfactory completion of at least two courses (subjects) at an Australian undergraduate level (or overseas equivalent).

Applicants must satisfy the VCE Mathematics prerequisite or have completed equivalent tertiary study in mathematics.

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or overseas equivalent.

Applicants must satisfy the VCE Mathematics prerequisite or have completed equivalent tertiary study in mathematics.

Applicants may satisfy the prerequisites by achieving an overall score of at least 155 in the STAT multiple choice.

Study locations

Bundoora

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at RMIT University.
80.1%
Overall satisfaction
78.8%
Skill scale
66%
Teaching scale
89.6%
Employed full-time
$63k
Average salary