Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) from Charles Sturt University develops professional teachers who can support, engage and teach young children in their most formative years. Become qualified to teach children from birth to age 12 as an early childhood and primary school teacher – and make a real difference. If your passion is to work with children and shape their physical and cognitive development, plus you enjoy working with families and want to be an integral part of the community, the Charles Sturt Bachelor of Education is for you.

Structure

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 296 points.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants with higher education study;Successful completion of at least two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies. Completed bridging or enabling course Successful completion of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study;A completed AQF Certificate III (or higher) at an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies. 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification at an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.Applicants with work and life experience;Commissioned Officers from Australian Police, Fire, Mercantile Marine, Civil Aviation and Defence Forces (and related) can be admitted on the basis of rank, license, class, length of service and/or competencies achieved.Applicants with recent secondary education (within past two years);ATAR-based admissionAn ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors)

Recognition

The NSW Education Standards Authority (ESA) accredits the course against the requirements of the Australian Institute of Teachers and School Leadership. The Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), which accredits the course against the national quality standards for early childhood.

Study pathways

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning, including study at other institutions, in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the start of the course. An Honours year is available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury-Wodonga
  • ATAR: 65
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Bathurst
  • ATAR: 65
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Wagga Wagga
  • ATAR: 65
Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years

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