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Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

Undergraduate | CUR-BED-DEG | 2024

A student centred approach to teaching and learning

Explore teaching strategies and integrate theory with practice. Study lesson planning, classroom management, special education and digital literacy. Gain practical experience through block teaching plus a whole term internship

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Entry pathways available with no entry requirements

Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
100% online
Applications close
11 Aug 2024,
10 Nov 2024
Credit available
4 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

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About this degree

Entry requirements

With the exception of eight open enrolment subjects, this is a restricted degree. Subject enrolment is only available to students admitted into this degree.

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You can still get into this degree—here’s how:

  1. Start small

    Complete an undergraduate certificate in as little as six months. You’ll gain a recognised qualification and credit to bring to the Bachelor of Education (Primary Education).

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  2. Continue to the Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

    Enter the degree with full credits from your certificate. You’ll study for the same amount of time as students who go straight into the degree.

  3. Become a qualified teacher

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Career opportunities

Graduates of this degree will have the skills, knowledge and experience required to teach in primary schools. This degree provides a qualification for those who wish to teach children aged five to twelve years in the government, Catholic and independent school sectors. Additional careers include education administrator or policy development officer.

Professional recognition

This degree is recognised nationally as an initial teacher education qualification. Initial Teacher Education degrees in Australia are accredited by the relevant authority in the state or territory in which the institution providing the qualification is based.

The Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) degree offered by Curtin University is fully accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA) and graduates of the degree are able to register as practising teachers with the registration body in their home state or territory, based on the degree accreditation provided by the TRBWA.

Below is link to the list of state-based teacher registration bodies for reference.

State-based Teacher Registration Bodies (PDF, 30Kb)

Career outlook

Primary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K

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