Education

Our education courses give you important skills in communication, leadership, and organisation. With opportunities to engage in professional experience placements and work integrated learning opportunities, you will develop the confidence to inspire the next generation.

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Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Teach anywhere in Australia

Our education courses are accredited through the Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board and recognised in all states and territories.

Develop practical skills in a supportive environment

With opportunities to engage in professional experience placements that prepares you for roles in Primary teaching, from Prep through to Grade 6.

Available fully online across Australia

Study when and where it suits you with our dedicated and flexible online learning platform available 24/7.

Equip children with life skills and learning for the future. The Bachelor of Education (Primary) is a pre-service teaching degree that prepares you for roles in Primary teaching, from Prep through to Grade 6. Investigate childhood development and behaviour alongside the various subjects you will be teaching. Focus on literacy learning, while exploring Maths, Science, Art and Music, and Health and Physical Education

This double degree program will accelerate your education career and allow you to graduate with two qualifications in just 4-years. The Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education prepares graduates for recruitment in local, interstate, and international educational systems. You’ll also develop the required skills to work in early childhood education and care settings.

Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.

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* Subject to international student visa conditions if applicable.

Career opportunities

Teaching careers across Australia are growing fast, with employment in the Education and Training industry is projected to increase by 12.2 per cent over the next five years^. This growth is supported by increases in our school-aged population, continued strength in education internationally, and growing demand for adult and community education.

These are some of the top careers projected to grow in the next five years^.

15.5%

Secondary School
Teachers

Projected increase by 2024

8.5%

Primary School
Teachers

Projected increase by 2024

13.7%

School Principals

Projected increase by 2024

^ ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024.

Study experience

Choosing education to change lives

“With teaching you are able to empower students. There’s those moments where they give you a certain look. You can see they finally get it, and they say ‘oh wow’!”

Jonathon's story

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