Bachelor of Primary Education
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Learn to plan, teach and assess children, and integrate ICT in your teaching. Develop curriculum knowledge in English, maths, science, technology, arts, health and physical education, history, and geography. Develop valuable skills and experiences through Wider Field Experiences, engaging with community projects, working with children, families and communities.

In this program you will complete 80 days’ supervised teaching in local schools (and rural and remote settings if desired). You’ll complete a subject focus in science or English/literacy and work with children and families in community projects. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend professional development seminars to enhance your knowledge. For more information, visit Bachelor of Primary Education at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Note: Some placements required COVID vaccination, if you are not fully vaccinated placement opportunities may be limited and may result in a delay with your placement .

Other requirements

Students must complete 80 days of supervised professional experience, completed as full-time blocks.

Students must have a valid Suitability Card (Blue Card) before commencing professional experience; refer to institution. Students undertaking an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program are required to complete the Literacy and Numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) in order to graduate. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’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); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding non-academic entry requirements, refer to QTAC website. Applicants from a non-English speaking background must attain an Academic IELTS score of at least 7.5 with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening and 7.0 in all other subtests, obtained within two years prior to the commencement of the program.

Recommended study
A history subject
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

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

91.80

74.80

60.25

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

95.55

76.80

68.25

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

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

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Primary school teacher, private practice tutor, education consultant, education exhibition organiser, education policy analyst, children’s television presenter, youth support worker.

Course Code
017301
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$4120 (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
Sunshine Coast