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Bachelor of Education Studies Schedule

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Section 1 - Faculty of Education and Arts

Transfer of Candidates

(1) The Bachelor of Education Studies is the exit award for candidates enrolled in one of the following degree programs:

  1. Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) (Honours)
  2. Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (Honours)
  3. Bachelor of Teaching (Humanities) (Honours)
  4. Bachelor of Teaching (Mathematics) (Honours)
  5. Bachelor of Teaching (Science) (Honours)
  6. Bachelor of Teaching (Technology) (Honours)
  7. Bachelor of Teaching (Health and Physical Education) (Honours)
  8. Bachelor of Teaching (Fine Art) (Honours)
  9. Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) / Bachelor of Arts
  10. Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) / Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies
  11. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Arts
  12. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Fine Art
  13. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Health and Physical Education
  14. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Mathematics
  15. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Science
  16. Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Technology

(2) Candidates for one of the degrees programs list in Clause 1 who have satisfied the requirements for the Bachelor of Education Studies may be permitted to transfer candidature to the exit degree Bachelor of Education Studies. Candidates wishing to transfer shall apply in writing to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts, for approval.

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Section 2 - Qualification for Bachelor of Education Studies

(3) The Bachelor of Education Studies is not an externally accredited program, students will not be qualified to teach.

(4) To qualify for the award Bachelor of Education Studies a candidate shall be enrolled in one of the degree programs listed in Clause 1 and pass a program of study approved by the Program and Course Approval Committee on behalf of Academic Senate totalling a minimum of 240 units.

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Section 3 - Grading of Degree

(5) The Bachelor of Education Studies will be conferred as an ordinary degree; or

(6) The degree will be awarded 'with Distinction' to those students who gain a minimum GPA of 6.0 based on all studies undertaken in the program.

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Section 4 - Re-Admission and/or Re-Enrolment into Original Program

(7) Students awarded the Bachelor of Education Studies will not be permitted to then re-enrol in their original program of study.

(8) Students awarded the Bachelor of Education Studies will not be permitted to enrol in an initial teacher education program at the University of Newcastle.

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Section 5 - Right of Appeal

(9) Students may appeal any determination made under Clause 7 to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) within 10 working days of being advised of the outcome of their application.