Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) qualifies you to teach children from birth to 12 years of age in childcare, kindergartens, preschools, and primary school settings. Focused on developing children’s foundation and early learning needs, our dual-accredited degree will equip you with the pedagogical knowledge and experiential skills to inspire and support children in developing lifelong learning abilities. You will learn how to engage children in exploring their creative, physical, and cognitive capabilities within inclusive environments that encourage and nurture diversity. For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) at ACU

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must complete mandated, supervised professional experience placements in educational contexts as continuous, full-time blocks to meet teacher accreditation requirements in Australia. Students must also undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Suitability Card as required by relevant jurisdictions before the first professional experience placement. For successful completion of all initial teacher education courses, students are required to demonstrate they have met mandatory approved benchmarks in both literacy and numeracy, evidenced through LANTITE (Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education). If you have not met the standard for either component after your first attempt, it is very important that you contact the Course Coordinator immediately to discuss your options.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’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

To apply for all initial teacher education courses you will need to complete a suitability for teaching assessment as part of your application. The assessment ensures students have a balanced mix of academic and non-academic qualities. For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Primary school education, secondary school education, community centre education, private colleges, inclusive education settings, policy development.

Course Code
113541
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$5263 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane