Primary education

Open up new worlds for young learners



Browse online primary education courses from leading Australian universities.

Why study primary education online?

Step back into the classroom, this time as a primary teacher. Prepare to make a difference as you study lesson planning, classroom management, special education and digital literacy.

Enjoy practical learning in a primary school environment as you undertake a professional placement. Choose and use technologies to help engage primary students. Understand and respond to the diverse needs of students and learning communities.

Studying online means that you can work in your learning around what you’re doing, whether you’re looking to make a career change or pursuing a long-held passion for primary teaching.


  • Understand the needs of the primary-aged learner.
  • Use technology and learning aids to educate and inspire in the classroom.
  • Learn how to engage children around core skills in reading and maths.


  • Take a creative approach to teaching,  learning and assessment.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively in educational contexts.
  • Respect and engage with the diverse needs of students and communities.

Why study online through OUA?

Find the right course for you

We can guide you in your selection from 300+ degrees, and 1,640+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of history

We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.

Feel supported from start to finish

Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

Primary education student stories

Get going with OUA

Compare and apply

We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

Work out your finances

During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

Get credit for your success

We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

We're here to help

Our student advisors can assist you with your enrolment, help you plan your studies and answer any questions about how studying through OUA works.