Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Childhood experiences created by a great teacher will stay with a child throughout their lifetime. If you want to inspire children and help them achieve their potential, then join us to become part of the next generation of primary teachers.


480 credit points over 4 years


  • Discipline elective options include: Ballarat and Gippsland Campuses: Maths, Science, English Literature/Writing and an Inclusive Education stream. Berwick Campus (Domestic Students only): Mathematics, Science, Information & Communication Technologies, Student Welfare, Disability Studies, Humanities (History, Social Geography, Indigenous Studies), English/Literature, and Psychological Studies. The new Inclusive Education stream will open up your career choices, giving you the opportunity to pursue special education.

Standard entry requirements

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years)PrerequisitesUnits 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 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.Minimum ATAR including selection adjustments The minimum selection rank for this course, is equivalent to an ATAR of 70.00. If applicable, this includes adjustment factors related to subject adjustments and SEAS.


VIT (Victorian Institute of Technology)

Study pathways

Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Education (Primary) can consider the following option: 1. Bachelor of Education Studies program - students may be able to transfer into the second year. 2. Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program - designed to provide students an alternate entry into tertiary study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $105,000
  • ATAR: 70 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $105,000
  • ATAR: 70 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $105,000
  • ATAR: 70 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Essential requirements for selection and application CASPer All applicants must sit the CASPer assessment. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. To register for your sitting or for further information about the assessment, visit Don't miss the deadlines for each offer round; check the CASPer dates here. Essential requirements for enrolment and graduation Literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education Prior to graduation, students will be required to demonstrate they have achieved approved benchmarks in literacy and numeracy as demonstrated through the Literacy and Numeracy Test in Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) before undertaking their final professional experience placement. Working with children check Applicants will be required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements. Police record check Applicants will be required to hold a valid National Police Record Check for professional placements. Further information:

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