Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Science (BTeach BSc)

Program Code

BTBSC

Program Minimum Units

96

Standard Duration

4 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

AQF Level

07

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Teaching degree program prepares students for teaching in middle and senior secondary schools. It is also suitable for students intending to work with adult learners. The program is offered as a double degree only and is designed for students who are beginning tertiary study. The primary focus in the first three years of the degree is on completing a major in two different subject areas usually taught at senior secondary level. A major consists of courses taken over three consecutive years of study. Six semesters of study in a subject area is the general requirement for teaching a subject up to Year 12 level.

Students are required to have completed the requirements of the discipline degree to be eligible to enrol into the fourth year of the program.

The Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Science is an AQF Level 7 program with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Science

There shall be a Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Science .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the double degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Science, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 42 units for the Bachelor of Teaching
  2. Courses from the Bachelor of Science to the value of 54 units to include
    1. Level I courses to the value of 18 units
    2. Level II courses to the value of 18 units
    3. Level III courses to the value of 18 units, inclusive of the courses completed as a part of a major from the Bachelor of Science
  3. The major may be chosen from any major in the Bachelor of Science and may include:
    Biochemistry
    Chemistry
    Ecology
    Ecology and Spatial Science
    Evolutionary Biology
    Experimental & Theoretical Physics
    Geology
    Geophysics & Applied Geology
    Genetics
    Microbiology & Immunology
    Physics
    Theoretical Physics
    Soil Science

Note: A student who has completed a major in a Science discipline and also completes courses that fulfil requirements for a major as specified under the Academic Program Rules for the degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Science, shall be awarded that Mathematical and Computer Science major in addition to the Science major.

Bachelor of Teaching Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Bachelor of Teaching Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 42 units.

Level I

Courses to the value of 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 1001 Schools and Policy 3
EDUC 1100 Introduction to Teaching and Learning 3

Level II

Courses to the value of 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 2001 Issues in Contemporary Education 3
EDUC 2002 Professional Practice & Research 3

Level III

Courses to the value of 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 3001 Reflective Practice 3
EDUC 3003 Education, Culture & Diversity 3

Level IV - Professional Experience

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:


 

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 4205 Professional Experience 1 (UG) 3
EDUC 4206 Professional Experience A (UG) 3
EDUC 4207 Professional Preparation (UG) 3
EDUC 4208 Professional Experience B (UG) 3

Level IV - Curriculum and Methodology

Students must complete courses from two teaching areas, to the value of 12 units, which may include up to 6 units from the General Curriculum and Methodology courses as approved by the School.

Students are required to take both the Part A and the matching Part B course.

Courses to the value of at least 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 4508A Accounting Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4508B Accounting Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4510A Biology Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4510B Biology Curriculum and Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4511A Business Studies Curriculum & Method A (UG) 3
EDUC 4511B Business Studies Curriculum & Method B (UG) 3
EDUC 4512A Chemistry Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4512B Chemistry Curriculum and Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4513A Chinese Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4513B Chinese Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4514A Classroom Music Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4514B Classroom Music Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4515A Economics Curriculum and Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4515B Economics Curriculum and Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4516A English as a 2nd Language Curric & Method A (UG) 3
EDUC 4516B English as a 2nd Language Curric & Method B (UG) 3
EDUC 4518A French Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4518B French Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4520A Geography Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4520B Geography Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4521A German Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4521B German Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4522A Senior History Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4522B Senior History Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4523A Indonesian Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4523B Indonesian Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4524A Information Technology Curric & Method A (UG) 3
EDUC 4524B Information Technology Curric & Method B (UG) 3
EDUC 4525A Instrumental Music Curriculum & Method A (UG) 3
EDUC 4525B Instrumental Music Curriculum & Method B (UG) 3
EDUC 4526A Italian Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4526B Italian Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4527A Japanese Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4527B Japanese Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4531A Physics Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4531B Physics Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4532A Senior English Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4532B Senior English Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4533A Senior Mathematics Curric & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4533B Senior Mathematics Curric & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4534A Studies of Society & Environment A (UG) 3
EDUC 4534B Studies of Society & Environment B (UG) 3
EDUC 4535A Spanish Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4535B Spanish Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4536A Other Language Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4536B Other Language Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4537A Vietnamese Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4537B Vietnamese Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4538A Modern Greek Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4538B Modern Greek Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4540A Psychology Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4540B Psychology Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3

Courses to the value of up to 6 units may be taken from the following:

General Curriculum and Methodology

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 4517A Extended Specialist Curriculum A (UG) 3
EDUC 4517B Extended Specialist Curriculum B (UG) 3
EDUC 4543A Alternative Curricula A (UG) 3
EDUC 4543B Alternative Curricula B UG 3
EDUC 4519A English Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4519B English Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4544A History Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4544B History Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4528A Mathematics Curric & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4528B Mathematics Curric & Methodology B (UG) 3
EDUC 4529A Science Curriculum & Methodology A (UG) 3
EDUC 4529B Science Curriculum & Methodology B (UG) 3