Bachelor of Education - Primary

Deakin University

Study towards a creative, rewarding and challenging career with Deakin's Bachelor of Education (Primary). Gain the knowledge, skills, understandings and values required to teach young people. Deakin's aim is for graduates to be professional educators who can demonstrate that they are classroom ready and able to make a difference to students' learning. Throughout the course students will explore all areas of primary curriculum including literacy, mathematics, science, arts, humanities, health and physical education and technology, developing in-depth specialist knowledge in one of the priority curriculum areas. Students will also be supported in their learning through Deakin's Professional Experience Program. Bachelor of Education (Primary) students at Deakin can apply to undertake a unique International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) pathway, to prepare them for teaching in IB PYP schools. This option, recognised by the International Baccalaureate organisation, involves completing 2 elective units and undertaking 2 placements in third year in IB PYP schools.

Course Fee:


International: $112,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent: Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. All Applicants must complete an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes.

Structure:

Students complete 32 credit points over 4 years including 80 days of supervised professional experience

Subjects you can Study:

Education; Education-literacy; Education-numeracy; Education-primary; Education-professional practice

Further information:

All students must satisfy requirements of a Working With Children Check before being permitted to undertake school experience placements in Victorian schools.

Recognition:

Deakin's Bachelor of Education (Primary) is accredited with the VIT as a nationally accredited course for the purposes of teacher registration in Victoria. Graduates intending to apply for registration in Victoria should carefully check all requirements relating to this process specified at vit.vic.edu.au

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 52.55 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 52.55 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 52.55 No Part time 8 years
Warrnambool 52.55 No Full time 4 years
Warrnambool 52.55 No Part time 8 years
Waurn Ponds 52.55 No Part time 8 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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