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Bachelor of Education (Primary)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This four-year program provides students with the high-level academic knowledge and professional skills necessary to foster children’s learning and development from Prep (the first year of school) through to Year 6. Students cover all aspects of the Australian curriculum, while developing vital knowledge about teaching and learning, child development, diversity and inclusion, and Indigenous education. Graduates are ready to enter the classroom after a minimum of 80 days of supervised professional experience across the program, where they demonstrate their competence to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Primary) at UQ.

Majors

English and literacy; humanities and social sciences; mathematics and numeracy; science.

Other requirements

A Blue Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are required to successfully complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to graduate,and must pass the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Any General subject from the Sciences Learning Area (Units 3 and 4, C); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

95.75

81.85

72.25

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

97.75

82.95

75.45

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

40

<5*

<5*

0

45

<5*

<5*

91

Percentage of all students

44.0%

<5*

<5*

0.0%

49.5%

<5*

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Primary school teacher. With further study, principal; curriculum adviser; guidance or career officer; department head.

Course Code
742401
Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$4770 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Brisbane
 
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