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University of New England
The Bachelor of Education (Pacific Focus) is a unique online degree offered by the University of New England (UNE), opening up opportunities for a rewarding teaching career in the Pacific Islands.
As well as further developing your general teaching skills and understanding of course content in your chosen area of specialisation, this degree will enable you to effectively plan and teach material specific to the Pacific context. When you graduate, you'll have four rewarding career pathway options: working with children in early childhood education, primary education, secondary education and inclusive education.
With its flexible online delivery mode and hands-on internship component, this is the ideal qualification to help you kick-start your Pacific Islands teaching career.
This course includes a mandatory work placement component to ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical industry experience that complements your learning. You will be required to complete 50 embedded days of practical experience (for early childhood education) or 20 embedded days of experience plus 50 days of internship (for primary, inclusive or secondary education), in consultation with the School.
If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws, you could still be eligible to receive an undergraduate qualification.
Depending on the credit points you've completed, you could exit with the non-accredited, non-teaching Bachelor of Educational Studies qualification.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In order to undertake a professional placement, you will also be required to:
If you seek to undertake professional placement in Australia, you will additionally be required to complete an International Criminal Background Check.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this education course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus one specialisation from the following:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Education (Pacific Focus) from the University of New England.
This degree opens up opportunities for teaching in early childhood, primary, inclusive or secondary education in a Pacific Island context.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
You pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
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