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CC21 - Bachelor of Teaching

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Overview

Course Overview

This is an exit only award.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) on completion of the 24 units listed.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

Career Information

Exit only award

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BTeach(Major)
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Where and when can I start?
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Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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Entry Scores
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information
Entry Requirements

Exit only award

Security Requirements

N/A

Health Requirements

N/A

Assumed Knowledge

Exit only award

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation

Graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) are eligible to be recognised as an Early Childhood Teacher with the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) for employment purposes in childcare/early learning centres and kindergartens.

This award dos not lead to teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers to teach the compulsory years of schooling that draws on the implementation of the Australian Curriculum from Foundation Level.

Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

EDEC11027 - 15 day placement in an early childhood education and care service working with children from birth to 35 months.
EDFE13031 - 26 day supervised placement in a school setting comprising 1 non-assessable contextual day followed by a 25 day assessable block at the commencement of the final year.
EDFE13017 - 25 day supervised placement in a school setting comprising 5 non-assessable contextual days and 5 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 1 of the third year and a 15 day continuous assessable block at the end of the term.
EDFE11039 - 25 day supervised placement in a kindergarten setting comprising 10 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 3 of the second year and a 15 day continuous assessable block.
EDED12448 - 40 hours of engaged community service that aligns with a service learning plan approved by a unit lecturer. Evidence of completion of the service with a community organisation must be provided in the form of a signed “Confirmation of Service” statement.
EDFE12042 - 25 day supervised placement in a school setting comprising 10 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 2 of the second year and a 15 day continuous assessable block.
EDFE11038 - 20 day supervised placement in an educational setting comprising 5 non-assessable contextual days and 5 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 2 of the first year and a 10 day continuous assessable block.

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 480
Second year 494
Third Year 507
Inherent Requirements
There are currently no inherent requirements associated with this course.
Core Learning Outcomes
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  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Early Childhood Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse learning theory, educational theory and practice, and be cognisant of legislation and policy frameworks and standards for professional conduct
  • 2. Review and select resources and strategies that enhance engagement and learning in diverse early childhood education and care settings and contexts
  • 3. Devise learning sequences that align early childhood curriculum, teaching and learning strategies, assessment and reporting requirements
  • 4. Implement teaching and learning sequences that comply with the requirements of relevant legislative and regulatory bodies for early childhood education and care settings
  • 5. Manage individual and cultural diversity to create inclusive and supportive learning environments
  • 6. Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences to support the interests of learners and learning communities
  • 7. Synthesise theoretical understanding and practical skills to make decisions in response to assessment data and diverse learning, cultural and/or social needs and contexts
  • 8. Reflect on one’s own practice as a way of identifying personal learning needs
  • 9. Employ a holistic approach to teaching and learning that considers childrens' physical, personal, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing as well as cognitive aspects of learning
  • 10. Embed strategies for connecting with families, communities and professional stakeholders to advocate for the rights, interests and capabilities of children
  • 11. Reflect on the principles underpinning ethical practice in early childhood education and care settings to make informed and intuitive judgments in response to the holistic development of children
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Primary Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse learning theory, educational theory and practice, and be cognisant of legislation and policy frameworks and standards for professional conduct
  • 2. Review and select resources and strategies that enhance engagement and learning in diverse primary school settings and contexts
  • 3. Devise learning sequences that align primary school curriculum, teaching and learning strategies, assessment and reporting requirements
  • 4. Implement teaching and learning sequences that comply with the requirements of relevant legislative and regulatory bodies for primary school settings
  • 5. Manage individual and cultural diversity to create inclusive and supportive learning environments
  • 6. Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences to support the interests of primary school learners and learning communities
  • 7. Synthesise theoretical understanding and practical skills to make decisions in response to assessment data and diverse learning, cultural and/or social needs and contexts
  • 8. Reflect on one’s own practice as a way of identifying personal learning needs.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Secondary Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse learning theory, educational theory and practice, and be cognisant of legislation and policy frameworks and standards for professional conduct
  • 2. Review and select resources and strategies that enhance engagement and learning in diverse secondary school settings and contexts
  • 3. Devise learning sequences that align secondary school curriculum, teaching and learning strategies, assessment and reporting requirements
  • 4. Implement teaching and learning sequences that comply with the requirements of relevant legislative and regulatory bodies for secondary school settings
  • 5. Manage individual and cultural diversity to create inclusive and supportive learning environments
  • 6. Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences to support the interests of learners and learning communities
  • 7. Synthesise theoretical understanding and practical skills to make decisions in response to assessment data and diverse learning, cultural, and/or social needs and contexts
  • 8. Reflect on one’s own practice as a way of identifying personal learning needs
  • 9. Apply discipline specific content knowledge to secondary school learning environments
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

No additional notes.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) on completion of the 24 units listed.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Early Childhood Major

Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

No additional notes.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) on completion of the 24 units listed.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU11031 Development and Learning through Life
EDED11454 Education as a Profession
EDCU11032 Health and Physical Education
EDCU11033 Multiliteracies
EDED11456 Communication in Educational Environments
EDED11457 Responding to Diversity and Inclusion
EDED11455 Curriculum Foundations and Decision-Making
EDFE11038 Professional Practice 1 - Introduction to Teaching
EDED11458 Indigenous Studies and Learning
EDEC11027 Early Childhood Pedagogies
EDCU12039 Design and Digital Technologies
EDCU12044 Literacy and Numeracy for Teachers
EDCU12040 Biological and Earth and Space Sciences
EDEC11026 The Arts and Learning in the Early Years
EDCU12038 Teaching for Mathematical Proficiency
EDCU12042 History Curriculum and Pedagogy
EDCU12043 English - Teaching Language Use in Context
EDFE11039 Professional Practice 2 (ECE) – Kindergarten
EDFE13032 Professional Practice 3 (Primary/ECE) - Managing the Differentiated Classroom
EDCU13020 Mathematics Curriculum
EDEC11030 Teaching Health and Sustainability in the Early Years
EDEC11029 Policy and Research in Early Childhood
EDCU14034 Teaching English Language Learners
EDEC11028 Leadership, Advocacy and Management in Early Childhood

Students who are in the Catholic Education strand must have completed the following two units as per the course structure from the host course instead of EDFE13032 Professional Practice 3 (Primary/ECE) - Managing the Differentiated Classroom and EDEC11030 Teaching Health and Sustainability in the Early Years.

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
RELG13001 Contemporary Meanings and Religious Texts
EDFE12044 Professional Practice 3 - The Catholic School Placement
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

No additional notes.


Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

No additional notes.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) on completion of any 24 units from the host course.

More Details
There is no additional information for this course.