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Bachelor of Education - Primary
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

This program gives students the skills, knowledge and experience for a stimulating and rewarding career as a teacher. Students learn to design and deliver effective teaching programs for a diverse range of learners. Core courses prepare students for their area of specialisation in early childhood, primary or secondary teaching and help to deliver graduates who are prepared and confident in their teaching ability. Students study with professionals who have experience in the classroom and learn in a flexible, engaging and dynamic environment. Students specialising in secondary schooling can choose from a range of teaching areas and students in all majors participate in supervised professional experience. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Education at USQ.

Other requirements

A Blue Card or Exemption Card is required; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are expected to undertake and meet the benchmark in the Personal Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Educators.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’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.

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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

Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

9/82

13/72

17/65

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

6/89

11/77

13/72

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

15

0

<5*

0

5

<5*

0

25

Percentage of all students

60.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

20.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Depending on major: early education, primary, middle or secondary teacher, community-based children’s organisations, after school care, director of child care centre.

Course Code
908175
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
External
Course Duration

4 years External or 9 years External

 
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