Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the general provisions
11.1.43.1 The general provisions in 11.1.1 apply to the course except as set out in the rules which follow.

Course structure
11.1.43.2 The combined course for the degrees of Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Education consists of units to a minimum total value of 204 points and a maximum total value of 210 points and comprises a Bachelor of Economics component to the value of 108 points and a Bachelor of Education component to a minimum value of 96 points and a maximum value of 102 points.

Bachelor of Economics component
11.1.43.3(1) The Bachelor of Economics component consists of units to the value of 108 points comprising—

(a) Level 1 units to the value of 18 to 36 points including—

(i) the following units:

AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
S1, S2ECON1101Microeconomics: Prices and Markets
S1, S2ECON1102Macroeconomics: Money and Finance
S1, S2, SSSTAT1520Economic and Business Statistics

and

(ii) for students who do not have a minimum scaled score of 50 per cent in WACE Mathematics 3A/3B, WACE Mathematics 3C/3D, TEE Applicable Mathematics, TEE Calculus, or equivalent, ECON1111 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics (6 points);

and

(iii) units to make up an overall total of 18 to 36 points from Level 1 units chosen from Group B in Table 4.2.2b (Bachelor of Economics Level 1 options) in the UWA Business School Rules, or from other Level 1 units offered within the University;

and

(b) the requirements for a major in Economics or Quantitative Economics as set out in 4.2.2.9 of the UWA Business School Rules;

and

(c) units to make up the remaining number of points required chosen from Table 4.2.2u (Level 2 and 3 units offered by the Faculty) in the UWA Business School Rules or from the units available within the University.

(2) Students who have not completed ECON1105 Rise of the Global Economy or ECON1141 Australian Economic History as one of their Level 1 options and who do not take a major in Employment Relations must complete as part of their course a Level 2 or Level 3 economic history unit listed for the Economic History major in the 2010 Rules for the course.

Bachelor of Education component
11.1.43.4(1) The Bachelor of Education component consists of units to a minimum total value of 96 points and a maximum total value of 102 points.

(2) Students must select at least one major.1

1 The term ‘major’ when applied to the Bachelor of Education relates to a curriculum or teaching area. Hence, geography, history, economics and politics comprise a major in Society and Environment; French, German, Japanese, etc. comprise a major in LOTE (Languages Other Than English); and physics, chemistry, biology, etc. comprise a major in Science.

(3) The Faculty may permit students to include a second major if they have the necessary prerequisites.

(4) Students who take one major must also take a minor.

(5) A major comprises one Curriculum I unit and one corresponding Curriculum II unit.

(6) A minor comprises one Curriculum I unit.

(7) The course with one major (a single major) is as set out in (10)(a).

(8) The course with two majors (a double major) is as set out in (10)(b).

(9) Students are not permitted to exceed the total number of points prescribed for the component unless the Faculty permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances.

(10) The Bachelor of Education component comprises—

(a) for students studying one major and one minor teaching area:

(i) all units in Group A in Table 11.1.43a [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education core units]—48 points

and

(ii) two Curriculum I units from Group A in Table 11.1.43b [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education options], one of which must be the first component of the chosen major—12 points

and

(iii) the following units which must be taken concurrently:

A. all units in Group B in Table 11.1.43a [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education core units]—30 points

and

B. one Curriculum II unit from Group B in Table 11.1.43b [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education options], which is the second component of the chosen major—6 points

or

(b) for students studying two major teaching areas:

(i) all units in Group A in Table 11.1.43a [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education core units]—48 points

and

(ii) two Curriculum I units from Group A in Table 11.1.43b [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education options], which are the first components of the chosen majors—12 points

and

(iii) the following units which must be taken concurrently:

A. all units in Group B in Table 11.1.43a [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education core units]—30 points

and

B. two Curriculum II units from Group B in Table 11.1.43b [Combined Course (41010)—Bachelor of Education options], which are the second components of the chosen majors—12 points.

(11) Unless the Progress Committee approves otherwise, students are not permitted to proceed to the following units until the Bachelor of Economics component is complete:

AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
N/AEDUC5414Assistant Teacher Practicum
NSEDUC5546Teaching Contexts
NSEDUC5481Professional Practice I
S1EDUC5485Development, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice
Credit for previously completed work
11.1.43.5(1) If credit is granted towards the combined course for units passed through Continuing Education, it will not exceed 24 points.

(2) If credit is granted towards the Bachelor of Education on the basis of units completed at an approved institution, it will not exceed 24 points.

(3) Credit will not be granted for previously completed professional practice units, or equivalent.

Failure to pass a professional practice1 unit
11.1.43.6(1) Students who do not pass a professional practice1 unit will have their case considered by a committee comprising—

(a) the Dean of the Faculty of Education;

(b) the Director of Teaching; and

(c) the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education.

(2) The committee will take into account all relevant information and recommend to the Faculty of Education that the student—

(a) repeat the professional practice unit;

or

(b) repeat the professional practice unit following completion of specified additional relevant work;

or

(c) not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

(3) If the Faculty of Education permits a student to repeat a professional practice unit, it will determine whether the unit may be repeated in the same or a subsequent year taking into consideration the student’s overall performance in the course.

1 EDUC2202 Constructions of Teachers' Work, EDUC3303 Introduction to Teaching, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5414 Assistant Teacher Practicum

Satisfactory progress
11.1.43.7(1) To make satisfactory progress in a year in which a student is enrolled in a professional practice1 unit, the student must, in addition to passing units to the value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled, pass the professional practice1 unit(s) in which they are enrolled.

(2) To make satisfactory progress in a year in which a student is not enrolled in a professional practice1 unit, the student must pass units to the value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled.

1 EDUC2202 Constructions of Teachers' Work, EDUC3303 Introduction to Teaching, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5414 Assistant Teacher Practicum

Progress status
11.1.43.8(1) Students who pass the professional practice1 unit(s) but do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended'.

(2) Students who pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled but who fail a professional practice1 unit are, if the Committee described in 11.1.43.6 so recommends under that Rule, assigned the progress status of 'Excluded'.

(3) Students who do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled and who fail a professional practice1 unit, are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded'.

(4) A student who fails to make satisfactory progress in terms of 11.1.43.7(2) is assigned the status of ‘On Probation’ or 'Suspended'.

(5) Students who fail twice to make satisfactory progress are assigned the progress status of ‘Excluded’.

1 EDUC2202 Constructions of Teachers' Work, EDUC3303 Introduction to Teaching, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5414 Assistant Teacher Practicum