Bachelor of Education
Choose Education at La Trobe
- Study to become a fantastic teacher and mentor.
- Choose one of four specialist education streams.
- Complete 80 days of work experience in classrooms.
- Develop skills in managing learning environments, understanding autism and supporting the needs of learners with different ability levels.
Career opportunities in education
Recent graduates have worked at:
- primary schools
- secondary schools
- Catholic and independent schools
- government schools.
You'll be prepared for work in schools in Australia and overseas. There are also opportunities to progress into expert and leading teacher roles, and to work in areas such as children's services.
What you'll learn
- teach and mentor primary and secondary school students
- manage a range of learning environments
- work with children with disabilities and special needs.
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In first year, you'll do foundation education subjects in:
- language and literacy
- learning theory
- teaching practice.
During the remaining three years, you'll do subjects in line with your specialist stream, chosen from:
- primary/special education
- primary/middle (P-9)
Each stream requires you to complete 80 days of classroom experience.
Please note: Students must transfer to Bendigo to complete the primary/special education strand.
First year subjects
Academic Integrity Module
Language and Literacy
Concepts of Communities
ICT for Education
Childhood in Contemporary Times
Concepts of Wellbeing
Introduction to Learning Theories
Introduction to Teaching Practice
How to apply
Find out how to apply direct to La Trobe.
Find out about how to apply as an international student.
Check out some of our many other pathway options available.
Scholarships and financial support
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