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Bachelor of Education Primary
Bachelor of Education Primary

Bachelor of Education Primary

  • ID:CDU610015
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.

  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.

  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.

  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.

  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).

  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.

  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

English Requirements

  • IELTS Academic Module, Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.5

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE), Minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 176

  • Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency, Test not accepted for this course.

  • Navitas Academic English (option available only for entry into S1, 2021), Minimum overall score of 65% in Academic English 3

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module, Minimum overall score of 58 with no score less than 58 in listening, speaking, reading and writing

  • TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT), Minimum overall score of 80 with no score less than 22 in speaking, writing, reading and listening

Course Information

The Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to become a primary school teacher and teach Transition to Year 6/7.

As a primary school teacher, you will be vital to a student's learning process. You will guide and develop their skills through the various key learning systems of education during their early years at school.

In this course you will learn about

  • the school curriculum

  • contemporary approaches to issues in education, such as inclusivity

  • child and adolescent development

  • promoting positive behaviour

  • improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom

  • raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education

  • Indigenous perspectives on teaching and learning

  • developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in primary settings.

During this course, you will gain a combination of academic and practical experience.

When you graduate, your levels of personal literacy and numeracy will be broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the population.

You are encouraged to review the employer eligibility requirements as they can vary state to state.


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduating with a Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to teach in primary schools. It also prepares you to work in associated educational areas, such as:

  • curriculum development

  • educational planning

  • educational research

  • policy development

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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