Education - D3001

Education

Bachelor degree (honours)

We are now accepting direct entry applications for select specialisations, find out more below.

Are you passionate about education, with ideas and a desire to engage and inspire young minds? If so, Education at Monash is for you. Whether you choose to specialise in early childhood, primary or secondary education – or a combination of these – you will graduate ready for a rewarding  and  successful  career.

In an Australian first, students in every specialisation earn an Honours degree. Learning from today's leaders in education, you emerge with a highly respected qualification that equips you to become one of tomorrow's education leaders. Furthermore, if you choose to study for a fifth year – either  immediately  or  in  the future – you will be able to qualify with an advanced Master's degree, putting you ahead of the game.

The course reflects contemporary education priorities and the needs of the teaching profession. Offered in a mix of single and double degree options, it will prepare you to be an innovative and effective educator. You will learn how to foster the capabilities of children and young people with diverse backgrounds and needs.

You will gain valuable guidance from practitioners, develop confidence as an educator and see how theory comes alive in practice through professional experience in urban, rural or international locations as diverse as China, the Cook Islands, Hong Kong, Italy, Malaysia and South Africa.

Leadership development is embedded from the beginning, so by choosing the Bachelor of Education (Honours) at Monash you will be choosing to be a leader. You will study alongside the brightest minds under the tutelage of some of the finest educators in Australia. Seize the opportunity to stand out by participating in our renowned Student Ambassador Program, developing invaluable teamwork, public speaking and group facilitation skills.

Across all specialisations, you will develop the skills needed to become a critical and effective educator and the research capabilities for advanced professional practice into the future.

There is always a demand for excellent teachers in early childhood, school and community settings. An education degree also provides an excellent basis for diverse careers in youth and community education, community arts, publishing, government, and education services and management.

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At a glance

ATAR

75 Note Estimated clearly in ATAR
66.3 Note 2017 lowest ATAR offer

^All domestic applicants with a score above the Clearly-in ATAR who meet the course prerequisites are offered a place. This is an estimate of what the the Clearly-in ATAR will be in 2017.

Subject prerequisites

English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Duration This course is equivalent to 4.25 years of full-time study and offered only in accelerated mode to complete in 4 years.
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We are now accepting direct entry applications for the following specialisations:

  • Early Years Education
  • Early Years and Primary Education
  • Primary and Secondary Health and Physical Education
  • Primary and Secondary Inclusive Education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Health and Physical Education

Applications close 5pm, Friday 10 February, 2017.

Please select a specialisation for more details:

Thinking of studying Education at Monash?

Find out what our students and academics say about our new Bachelor of Education (Honours) and why they chose teaching as a career path.

“I’ve always been passionate about education and teaching and can’t think of any better field to work in. It helps people realise their potential and pursue many more opportunities.” - Emmeline Be

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Qualifications

For Early Years Education specialisation only - If you would like to specialise in  Early Years Education you must have completed a graded Diploma of Children's Services awarded by an Australian registered training organisation (i.e. TAFE or private provider) with a credit average, or an equivalent qualification as determined by the Faculty. Where students are admitted to the specialisation on the basis of a completed graded Diploma of Children's Services or equivalent, the mathematics prerequisites will be considered to have been achieved.

For all other specialisations - Equivalent Australian Year 12

Prerequisites

All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites or their equivalents.

English Maths Sciences/Other
Australian VCE subjects Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL Units 1 & 2: satisfactory completion of two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 & 4: any mathematics N/A
IB At least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL Successful completion of any mathematics subject N/A

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course based on your prior studies, use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

Non-School leaver requirements

All applicants must satisfy the equivalence of the VCE subject prerequisites.

VET Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma graduates: To be considered, applicants will normally require at least 70% average. Preference will be given to students whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not meet the admission requirements.

University: Two single units at an Australian higher education institution satisfy minimum entry requirements, but more units may be useful for selection, and studies that have a language or mathematics bias and/or relevance to education studies may assist in the selection procedure. Applicants should have at least a 60% average in their studies. Studies must have been completed within 10 years of intended commencement.

The Early years education specialisation requires completion of a graded Diploma of Children's Services or equivalent.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Extra requirements for domestic applicants:

VTAC Non Year 12 applicants only - Complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement detailing relevant work experience, community involvement and evidence of how you have fulfilled the equivalent of the listed mathematics prerequisite units.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

If you don't have the entrance requirements above, you'll be able to gain entry to this course by completing the pathway Diploma of Higher Education, Diploma of Tertiary Studies, Monash Access Program, Monash College or Diploma of Children's Services (graded) (for Early years education specialisation only).

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course. More about special admissions schemes...

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Semester two (July)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$6349

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Scholarships

We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

The course develops through the four themes of Education studies, Curriculum studies, Discipline studies and Professional studies. The nature and balance of units required among these themes will differ depending upon your specialisation.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.