Bachelor of Education Studies

VU course code: EBST | CRICOS: 093862F | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years
Hybrid, In person

Tuition: per semester AU$15,500

Footscray Park, Werribee
29 July 2024
Overview

Overview

Gain the skills to lead learning programs outside the traditional classroom with the Bachelor of Education Studies (EBST) from Victoria University. EBST is also an alternative path into teaching.

Our Bachelor of Education Studies will give you the teaching skills and knowledge to work in a number of community and private settings, including:

  • mentoring and tutoring programs
  • community programs
  • public and welfare services
  • after-school care
  • teacher aide positions.

You can steer your education-focused career into an area of personal passion, with a relevant major or minor from our broad options. Possibilities include:

  • PE/physical education (secondary)
  • arts (music, visual arts and media)
  • community (health, welfare, disability or psychology)
  • English (literary studies and teaching English as an additional language)
  • humanities (history, cultural or Indigenous studies)
  • ICT (digital media)
  • maths
  • outdoor education
  • science specialisations.

Please note: this course does not provide you with the prerequisites for teacher registration.

 

International students study all years of this course at our Footscray Park Campus.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Education Studies, students will be required to complete 288 credit points, consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points of Core studies
  • 48 credit points of Minor studies
  • 96 credit points of Major studies

Units

Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

Bachelor of Education Studies prepares you for a wide range of important work with an education focus where teacher registration is not required, including:

  • adult education
  • teacher aide
  • care facility training and support
  • community programs
  • disability work
  • specialised learning programs, such as arts, science or maths
  • recreation and sporting activities.

If you continue on to our Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) or Master of Teaching (Primary Education) you'll be able to apply for school teaching positions.

Salaries

The following are average Australian salaries:

Accreditation

This course is approved as a pathway program by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT), the independent statutory authority for the teaching profession. 

It is a legal requirement for all teachers to be registered with VIT in order to be employed in a school or early childhood education and care service or Victorian children’s service.

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