Flinders provides a variety of pathways for students who are thinking about studying to become teachers.
You might have already made your mind up about being a teacher, or perhaps you want to explore your options.
Whatever your situation, there’s an education pathway for you at Flinders.
Most students who want to become teachers study a four-year Bachelor of Education double degree at Flinders. These degrees prepare you to teach at the early childhood, primary R-7 or secondary school levels and enable you to combine your study in education with a specialty area such as arts, disability studies, health sciences, science or languages.
The education double degrees available at Flinders are:
These are fully integrated direct entry Bachelor/Master of Teaching qualifications for high achievers. You will study Education topics from year one through to year five. These degrees prepare you to teach at the early childhood, primary R-7 or secondary school levels and enable you to combine your study in education with a specialty area such as arts, science or languages. In the final years you will study Masters level topics normally restricted to students in the Master of Education which will prepare you not only to teach in schools, but will also enhance your career and leadership opportunities by providing you with an understanding of educational theory, practice and policies.
The Bachelor/Master of Teaching double degrees available at Flinders are:
Conditional offer pathways enable you to start your studies and then transition after a year to a double degree in primary R-7 or secondary schooling, provided you achieve the required standard.
The conditional offer pathways to education available at Flinders are:
If you think you might like to study teaching but are not sure yet, a guaranteed entry pathway into the Master of Teaching primary R-7 or secondary is available. This lets you study a three-year Bachelor of Arts first, and if you complete this degree to the required standard, you will be guaranteed a place in the two-year masters degree.
The guaranteed entry pathways into the Master of Teaching available at Flinders are:
And if at any point you decide you no longer want to become a teacher, there’s no need to continue to the Master of Teaching – you can graduate with a Bachelor of Arts after three years.
If you think you might like to study teaching at some stage but want to explore another area first, the Master of Teaching is still available for study after you’ve completed your undergraduate degree.
The Master of Teaching courses available at Flinders are:
Whether you’re sure you want to study to become a teacher or you haven’t decided yet, there’s a pathway at Flinders to suit your needs.
If you wish to become a teacher there are a number of pathways available whether you’ve achieved the score you need to get in or not.