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    Bachelor of Education (Primary)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

    University RankQS Ranking
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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Mix

    Course Code

    0100826

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Feb-2025
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    Duration 4 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 26,840  / year
    Next Intake 10-Feb-2025

    Bachelor of Education (Primary)

    About

    Bachelor of Education (Primary) overview

    • Are you looking for a degree that gives you flexibility, industry engagement, professional development, expert knowledge and practice?
    • UniSQ’s Bachelor of Education (Primary) is designed to prepare graduates who are confident to teach primary school students in a variety of contexts across all learning areas.
    • Learn from industry professionals and academics to develop sound knowledge of subject-matter, preparing you to be able to teach within the arts, technologies, humanities, maths, English, health and physical education, or science. Develop invaluable transferable skills including collaboration, organisation, adaptability, communication, empathy and patience.
    • Complete your professional experience in P-6 classrooms at a variety of locations, including rural, remote and international placements. Your placements may include a mixture of mainstream classroom settings as well as opportunities to engage in alternative educational settings. These experiences will help to make you a well-rounded and highly employable graduate. 
    • Fit study into your life from anywhere in Australia and around the world by studying your bachelor of primary education online. As an online student, you’ll receive the same level of support as an on-campus student and you’re in control when, where and how you learn.

    Professional accreditation

    • As a graduate, you are eligible to apply for registration as a teacher through the Queensland College of Teachers. For registration in Queensland, both domestic and international students are required to attend the majority of placements in settings within Australia.      
    • In addition to completing all requirements for the degree, students need to pass the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) prior to graduation. It's recommended that you pass the LANTITE before the successful completion of 16 courses. Please register for the LANTITE test through the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) website.
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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Subject pre-requisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C); General Maths, Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Maths (Units 3 & 4, C); Year 12 science subject (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent. 
    • A statement addressing suitability criteria. For information on selection guidelines, including the process for assessing an applicant's non-academic capabilities, please see the selection guidelines for initial teacher education courses

    Note: You must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of professional experience placements in Australian schools within this degree.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires one or more of the following criteria: a minimum of IELTS 8.0, or equivalent, for speaking and listening, IELTS 7.0 for reading and writing, or an average band score of 7.5 across all four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • As a registered teacher, you will have the skills and experience required to teach students in P-6 classrooms. You will have many opportunities to work in metropolitan, rural and remote and international schools.
    • Teaching offers a lot of flexibility and diversity, with graduates gaining employment in settings such as hospital schools and international schools.
    • Teaching skills are also in demand in other areas, including roles with human services, community-based government organisations and recreation and tourism industries.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 26840
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 26840

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Professional experience costs

    This degree includes a professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 26,840 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

    Apply through an agent

    If you’re applying as an international student, our global network of agents will help you get started on your journey.

    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Education (Primary)

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia,

    Toowoomba

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