University of Technology Sydney

C10443v1 Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies Bachelor of Languages and Cultures

Award(s): Bachelor of Languages and Cultures (BLangCultures)
Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (BA)

CRICOS code: 103080E
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5
Location: City campus


There is no direct admission to this course. Current UTS students in combined Bachelor of Arts in International Studies courses may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Continuing) application to transfer into this course. Check with the Student Centre.

Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Professional recognition
Other information


Students who originally enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10208 or C10349) have the opportunity of changing to this five-year degree (subject to the approval of the program director). This degree does not provide qualifications to teach.

The skills and knowledge about education delivered in this course are relevant in a wide range of professions. Students gain a foundational knowledge about education and explore avenues for building on this knowledge in their future careers.

Career options

Career options include curriculum consultant, educational researcher and educator in a community setting such as a hospital or community or migrant education centre.

Course intended learning outcomes

This course engages with the following Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs), which are tailored to the Graduate Attributes set for all graduates of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

1.0 Professional Readiness
2.0 Critical and Creative Inquiry
3.0 International and Intercultural Engagement
4.0 Indigenous Competencies
5.0 Active Citizenship
6.0 Effective Communication
LC.1.1 Employ effective cultural strategies to operate within professional settings in Australia and internationally.
LC.2.1 Conduct independent research into contemporary societies and cultures.
LC.2.2 Evaluate research findings and creatively use research methods in International Studies.
LC.3.1 Reflect on and use knowledge of contemporary societies to engage with diverse cultures.
LC.3.2 Communicate effectively for everyday and/or professional purposes in an additional language.
LC.4.1 Value Indigenous knowledges and sovereignty in Australian and international settings.
LC.5.1 Develop capacity to engage with current issues and to act ethically in Australian and international settings.
LC.6.1 Communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken English.


LC = Languages and Cultures course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.5 overall, with a minimum of 8.0 in both the speaking and listening modules, and a reading and writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 610-633 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 102-109 overall with a writing score of 27; or PTE: 73-78 overall with a 79 in both the speaking and listening, and a reading and writing score of 65; or CAE: 191-199 overall with 200 in both the speaking and listening, and a reading and writing score of 185.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is five years of full-time study.

Course structure

Students complete 240 credit points of study.

Course completion requirements

CBK91266 Major choice 144cp
CBK91972 Language Major Choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Professional recognition

This course is not a recognised teaching qualification but does provide a general education qualification.

Other information

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222