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

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 11. Combined Course Rules
      • Combined courses for two bachelor's degrees
        • 11.1.29 Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science (51180) Only available to re-enrolling students.

          Note: (1) This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

          (2) The Bachelor of Science component of this course is derived from the Bachelor of Science (50110) course.

          (3) Choice of units must be approved by the Faculties.

          (4) A student who, as a result of successive failures in a unit, is not permitted to re-enrol in that unit, or in further units in the same subject, in accordance with University Policy and Faculty of Science Rule 9.2.2.7, may not be able to continue in the combined course.

          Applicability of the general provisions

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

          Admission

          11.1.29.2 To be eligible to apply for enrolment in the combined course an applicant must be qualified for entry to the course for the Bachelor of Science (50110).

          Course structure

          11.1.29.3 The combined course for the degrees of Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science consists of units to a total value of 210 to 228 points comprising a Bachelor of Education component to a minimum total value of 96 points and a maximum total value of 102 points and a Bachelor of Science component to the value of at least 114 points and no more than 126 points.

          Bachelor of Education component

          11.1.29.4(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 only 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 will not be 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 11.1.29a (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education core units)—48 points

          and

          (ii) two Curriculum I units from Group A in Table 11.1.29b (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—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 11.1.29a (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education core units)—30 points

          and

          B. one Curriculum II unit from Group B in Table 11.1.29b (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—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 11.1.29a (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education core units)—48 points

          and

          (ii) two Curriculum I units from Group A in Table 11.1.29b (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—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 11.1.29a (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education core units)—30 points

          and

          B. two Curriculum II units from Group B in Table 11.1.29b (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—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 Science component is complete:

          AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
          EDUC5414Assistant Teacher Practicum (18 points)
          EDUC5546Teaching Contexts (6 points)
          EDUC5481Professional Practice I (6 points)
          EDUC5485Development, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice (6 points); and
          the curriculum major comprising the relevant Curriculum I and Curriculum II units
          Bachelor of Science component

          11.1.29.5 The Bachelor of Science component consists of units to a total value of 114 to 126 points from Table 9.2.2a [Recognised units for the Bachelor of Science (50110)] comprising—

          (a) Level 1 units to a minimum value of 36 points and a maximum value of 48 points including—

          (i) at least one pair of units from each of Groups A and B in Table 11.1.29c (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Science options)—at least 24 points

          and

          (ii) one pair of units from Group C in Table 11.1.29c (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Science options)—12 points

          and

          (b) Level 2 units to a minimum value of 30 points and a maximum value of 54 points including 24 points from at least two Science subject areas as follows:

          (i) units to a value of 12 to 18 points leading to an approved Science major1 as listed in 9.2.6.2 in the Faculty of Science Rules, and chosen from Group D in Table 11.1.29c (Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Science options);

          and

          (ii) other approved Level 2 units to make up the required points chosen from Table 9.2.2a [Recognised units for the Bachelor of Science (50110)] in the Faculty of Science Rules;

          and

          (c) Level 3 units to a minimum value of 24 points and a maximum value of 48 points chosen from Table 9.2.2a [Recognised units for the Bachelor of Science (50110)] in the Faculty of Science Rules and leading to the completion of at least one of the majors listed in 9.2.6.2 of those rules.1

          1 The units which lead to completion of science majors are set out in the major sequences in 9.2.6 of the Faculty of Science Rules.

          Credit for previously completed work

          11.1.29.6(1) If credit is granted towards the combined course for units passed through Continuing Education, it will be for Level 1 and 2 units only and 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 practice 1 unit

          11.1.29.7(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

          11.1.29.8(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

          11.1.29.9(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 11.1.29.7 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) University Policy applies to students who fail to make satisfactory progress in terms of 11.1.29.8(2).

          (5) Students who twice fail 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

          • Table 11.1.29a—Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education core units
            Key to availability of units:
            S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
            T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
            NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
            N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

            Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

            All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

            Group A
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            EDUC1100Education in Australia 1
            EDUC1101Youth Culture 1
            EDUC2200Educational Psychology 1
            EDUC2202Constructions of Teachers' Work 1
            EDUC3301Language and Literacy 1
            EDUC3303Introduction to Teaching 1
            NSEDUC5429Perspectives in Aboriginal Education
            EDUC5546Teaching Contexts
            Group B
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            EDUC5414Assistant Teacher Practicum (18 points)
            EDUC5481Professional Practice I
            EDUC5485Development, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice

            1 This unit is no longer available.

             
          • Table 11.1.29b—Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Education options
            Key to availability of units:
            S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
            T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
            NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
            N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

            Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

            All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

            Group A—Curriculum I units
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            EDUC5445Art Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5460English Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5461Languages Education Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5462Mathematics Curriculum I
            EDUC5463Career Development Curriculum I
            EDUC5464Information and Communication Technology Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5465Science Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5466Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum I
            EDUC5467Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Curriculum I
            NSEDUC5468Inclusive teaching of at-risk students
            Group B—Curriculum II units
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            EDUC5446Art Curriculum II
            NSEDUC5470English Curriculum II
            NSEDUC5471Languages Education Curriculum II
            NSEDUC5472Mathematics Curriculum II
            EDUC5474Information and Communication Technology Curriculum II
            NSEDUC5475Science Curriculum II
            NSEDUC5476Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum II
            EDUC5477Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Curriculum II
          • Table 11.1.29c—Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science—Science options
            Key to availability of units:
            S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
            T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
            NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
            N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

            Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

            All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

            Group A
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            S1, S2CHEM1001Chemistry—Properties and Energetics
            S1, S2CHEM1002Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity
            S1, S2PHYS1001Physics for Scientists and Engineers
            S1, S2PHYS1002Modern Physics
            Group B
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            S1ANHB1101Human Biology I: Becoming Human
            S2ANHB1102Human Biology II: Being Human
            S1BIOL1130Frontiers in Biology
            S2BIOL1131Plant and Animal Biology
            S1SSEH1101The Musculoskeletal System and Movement
            S2SSEH1102Applied Anatomy and Athletic Performance
            Group C
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            S1, S2CITS1001Software Engineering with Java
            CITS1002Programming and Systems
            S1EART1105Dynamic Planet
            S2EART1104Discovering Earth
            S1EART1105Dynamic Planet
            GEOG1102Globalisation, Environment and Development
            MATH1001Mathematical Methods 1; and
            MATH1002Mathematical Methods 2
            MATH1712Intermediate Mathematics Specialist; and
            S1, S2STAT1400Statistics for Science
            Group D
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            S1CHEM2001Core Chemical Concepts and Techniques
            S1CHEM2002Physical and Analytical Chemistry
            S1CHEM2003Chemical Synthesis
            S1MATH2021Introduction to Applied Mathematics
            S1MATH2031Introduction to Pure Mathematics
            S1PHYS2001Quantum Physics and Electromagnetism
            S2PHYS2002Many Particle Systems
            S1, S2CITS2401Computer Analysis and Visualisation
            STAT2061Probability and Mathematical Statistics
            S2STAT2402Analysis of Observations
            S1STAT2401Analysis of Experiments