Monash University

Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Education component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Education
Campus(es)Gippsland, Peninsula


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Some units in the Peninsula-based Education degrees require on-campus study at Clayton or Caulfield campuses. For details, refer to the course entries.Students with a recognised degree or equivalent diploma may apply to undertake 0341 Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary) or 4203 Master of Teaching (Primary).


A double degree with the Bachelor of Education (Primary) combines specific studies with the theory and practice of primary teaching. The education degree provides a comprehensive knowledge of the theoretical foundations of education, curriculum studies and provides practical experiences. Students complete professional placements in schools and other appropriate settings, including opportunities to gain overseas or remote practical experiences.


This area of study applies to the double degree courses listed below. For the requirements of the single degrees, 1514 Bachelor of Primary Education, 3750 Bachelor of Education (P-10) and 4209 Bachelor of Education (Special Education), refer to their course entries.

Students undertaking a double degree with the Bachelor of Education (Primary) complete all of the following units in the education component. For details of the non-education component of the double degree refer to the 'Requirements' section of the relevant course entry in the University Handbook.

First-year level

  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1*
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2*

Second-year level

Third-year level

Fourth-year level

* Includes a number of days of professional placement. Refer to unit entry for details.

Relevant courses

  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 4208 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 3717 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 3711 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 2070 Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 3712 Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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