Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Education (Primary R-7)

Flinders University

This one year pathway is designed for students who want to gain entry into the Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of Arts. Students who successfully complete all topics in this pathway program and achieve an overall Credit average or above, including a grade of Pass or higher in the three education topics, will transfer into the Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of Arts (4 years F/equivalent P including the Pathway year).

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program. Applicants must complete a non-academic assessment task as part of their application to demonstrate their motivation to teach, their strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, resilience, self-efficacy, and strong organisational and planning skills.


This pathway program offers students the opportunity to study three education topics that are normally restricted to students enrolled in the Education double degree. Alongside these, students will study Bachelor of Arts topics of which will transfer their education degree and become their teaching areas. Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to embark upon a career as a teacher, and which are also highly valued in a wide range of occupations.

Subjects you can Study:

Primary education


Students who successfully transfer into the double degree of Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of Arts will complete all the educational and training requirements necessary for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions.

Related Careers:

Teacher - Art, Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 50.45 No Part time 2 years
Bedford Park 50.45 No Full time 1 year
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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