|University and Faculty:||Macquarie University
Faculty of Human Sciences
|Program:||Bachelor of Education (Primary or Secondary)|
|University Location:||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|City Population:||4.6 million|
|Campus Location:||North Ryde, Sydney (approx. 30-minute bus ride from the city centre)|
|Program Duration:||2 years|
|Next Intake:||February 2018|
|Est. Indicative Total Tuition:||$61,140 AUD (2017)|
The Department of Education at was set up in 1967 as one of Macquarie University's founding schools. The department has an international reputation for the quality of its courses, research, scholarship and service to the educational community.
The School of Education has an international reputation for the quality of its programs, research, scholarship and service to the educational community. The school offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The undergraduate programs lead both to teaching (primary and secondary) and careers in other educational contexts. Units in education can be included as electives in a number of other undergraduate programs. The school's Bachelor of Education program is widely acknowledged as one of Australia's finest. The program is distinguished by the emphasis it attaches to the concept of the scholar-teacher, its promotion of reflective classroom practice, and its innovative, school-based, professional experience program. A focus on the application of information and communication-based technologies in educational settings is integrated across the programs.
Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Macquarie University's Bachelor of Education (Primary) is suitable for students who already hold an undergraduate degree and want to work in primary schools. In this teacher eduation program, students will study curriculum and teaching in primary school, as well as key areas of learning such as mathematics, language, literacy and reading.
This graduate-entry program will lets students build on their existing knowledge to start a teaching or education career focusing on children from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is for graduates who wish to pursue a professional secondary school (high school) teaching qualification. As part of this degree, students will have the opportunity to work in a school, where they will be mentored by an experienced classroom teacher.
Macquarie University offers Canadian students the opportunity to gain a primary or secondary school teaching qualification while enjoying the experience of living in one of the world's greatest cities—Sydney!
Macquarie University's Bachelor of Education program includes at least 60 days of supervised practicum in a school setting, with a designated classroom teacher as mentor.
For international students in particular, Macquarie gives you the opportunity to meet not only Australians, but people from all around the world. With students from more than 71 nations on campus, you will truly have an international learning experience!
The Bachelor of Education program offered at Macquarie University is accredited in the state of New South Wales. With these qualifications, students are also eligible to apply for teacher certification in Canada.
To be eligible for admission, you must have successfully completed a three-year undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Prospective students will have their previous studies assessed against the NSW Institute of Teachers Key Learning Area content requirements.
Total Number of Places in the Program: no set quota
Application Deadline: While there is no strict application deadline for these programs, candidates are encouraged to apply at least three months prior to the program start date.
OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Shannon Tilston