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Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)

Undergraduate | SCU-PSC-DEG | 2024

A teaching degree that gives you more options

With the focus on primary teaching, this degree also covers English curriculum in secondary schools. Study the fundamentals of literacy and numeracy. Professional placements in both primary and secondary classrooms help you put theory into practice.

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Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
100% online
Credit available
4 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)

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Career opportunities

Depending on the teaching areas chosen, graduates may work in early childhood settings, primary or secondary schools. Combined specialisations in early childhood/primary and primary/secondary allow for teaching across a wider range of age groups.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and approved by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) for Primary and Secondary initial teacher education in accordance with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

The Bachelor of Education Early Childhood/Primary pathway is accredited by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) for Early Childhood.

Usually, Australian teacher qualifications are recognised internationally, however, students are advised to check with potential employers and teacher registration authorities in other countries regarding overseas accreditation requirements.

All Initial Teacher Education students across Australia need to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE).

Career outlook

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers:
$75K to $93K
Primary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K
Private Tutors and Teachers:
Unknown average
Secondary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K
University Lecturers and Tutors:
Over $120K

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