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Murdoch University Handbook

Please visit our Handbook website for more detailed information about courses, units and study available at Murdoch University.

Cancellation

The University reserves the right to cancel, without notice, any course, major, minor or unit if the number of students enrolled falls below limits set by the University.

Regulations and Rules

Students should ensure they are familiar with the University's internal legislation, including provisions specifically relevant to their studies. See the University Regulation overview and view legislation online.

Tuition Fee Calculator

Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2020 academic year.

Student Type: Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2010 or later

A Commonwealth-supported student must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa.

Each year the Federal Government allocates a number of Commonwealth-supported places to the University in an arrangement known as a Funding Agreement. The agreement specifies, among other matters, how many students the University can enrol as Commonwealth-supported students.

Student Contribution Amounts

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of teaching Commonwealth-supported students. Commonwealth-supported students are also required to make a contribution towards the cost of their course.  Permanent Residents must pay their contribution at the start of each semester. Australian citizens and holders of Humanitarian Permanent Residents visas can pay all or part of their contribution at the start of each semester, or defer it to HECS-HELP.

The cost of each unit of study depends on its funding cluster. The funding clusters are the basis of Commonwealth Government funding for Commonwealth-supported students, and broadly reflect the cost of teaching the area, and the potential earnings of graduates in that subject area.

Note that the fees quoted within the Fees Calculator apply only to units studied in that year; different fees may apply to units studied in future years. Each year on 1 October the fees for the following year will be published.

Guidelines for determining this category of Murdoch student

The following guidelines have been established to determine which students are to be included in this category:

  • The student commenced their course of study as a Commonwealth-supported student on or after 1 January 2010;
  • The student is not included as a pre-2005 HECS student or a 2005 to 2009 HECS student.

Bachelor of Education (Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education) (BEd Primary 1-10 HPE)

Availability

  • Murdoch campus (internal) (This course is offered in internal mode only. Some general education units may be available in external mode but HPE specific units require on-campus participation as part of their assessment.)
    International students must commence in Semester 1 only.
  • UnitFunding ClusterCredit PointsEFTSL Fee
    Course Structure - 96 credit points
    Course Core - 96 credit points
    Required Units - 96 credit points

    BED100 Ideas in Education - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external, S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    BED150 Understanding Teachers' Work - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    BED200 Assessment and Action Research - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    BED300 Schooling and Society - Research Skills - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN111 Language for Learning and Teaching - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN113 Living and Learning with Technology - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN114 Thinking Mathematically - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Built Environment, Other Health (3a)

    3

    0.125

    $1190 

    EDN115 Thinking Scientifically - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Science, Engineering, Surveying (7)

    3

    0.125

    $1190 

    EDN116 Physical Education - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN117 Introduction to Health Education - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN199 SimLab Entry Screening - 0 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S2E-internal

    Education (4)

    0

    0.000

    $0 

    EDN221 Learning and Teaching - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN235 Teaching English and Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN236 Teaching The Arts in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external, UA4-internal (quota of 20 places)

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN248 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN298 LANTITE - Literacy - 0 points
    MURDOCH: AU7-external, AW1-external, SP2-external, SS2-external

    Accounting, Administration, Economics, Commerce (1b)

    0

    0.000

    $0 

    EDN299 LANTITE - Numeracy - 0 points
    MURDOCH: AU7-external, AW1-external, SP2-external, SS2-external

    Accounting, Administration, Economics, Commerce (1b)

    0

    0.000

    $0 

    EDN2104 Professional Experience: English in Practice - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN332 Children, Families and Communities - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN351 Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN353 Country, Cultures, Peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives Across the Curriculum - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN356 Sport Education - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN358 Creating and Managing Effective Learning Environments - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN360 Sports Practicum - 6 points
    Not available this year

    Behavioural Science, Social Studies (3b)

    6

    0.250

    $1671 

    EDN3102 Professional Experience: Mathematics in Practice - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN429 Professional Experience: Secondary HPE - 3 points
    Not available this year

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN441 Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN442 Teaching Science in Early Childhood and Primary - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN449 Inclusive Education - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2E-internal, S2E-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN464 Health and Physical Education and the Curriculum (Primary) - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1E-internal

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN499 Quality Teaching Performance Assessment - 3 points
    MURDOCH: UW1-internal, UW1-external, YU2-internal, YU2-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN4100 Professional Experience: Programming Across the Curriculum - 3 points
    MURDOCH: ST1-internal, ST1-external

    Education (4)

    3

    0.125

    $835 

    EDN4300 Final Professional Experience 2: Primary Teaching - 6 points
    MURDOCH: ST3-placement

    Education (4)

    6

    0.250

    $1671 

    The onus is on you to ensure that the units selected satisfy all of the course requirements.

    Note: Fees shown have been rounded to the nearest dollar. Not all units are available for online self-enrolment.

    Total required for the course: 96 credit points (4.000 EFTSL).