Bachelor of Education - Primary

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program prepares students to teach across prep to year 6 in primary schools. Students develop a range of skills which in combination with professional experience and personal qualities will equip them for a variety of careers. Students choose to tailor the qualification by including a specialisation in a topic of interest.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisites: English (4,SA) and Maths A, B or C (4,SA) and at least one of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Marine Science, Marine Studies, Physics or Science 21 (4,SA). Applicants must submit a statement addressing suitability criteria.

Structure:

The 384 credit point course consists of curriculum studies covering all key learning areas, education-related studies and professional experience units where students will undertake practical supervised professional experience in a range of settings. The opportunity exists to obtain a specialisation.

Subjects you can Study:

Education-primary

Study Pathways:

Students may be able to apply for advanced standing (credit) for previous study.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and meet the course prerequisites are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round. Students will need to be issued with a blue card prior to having contact with children as part of this course. Successful completion of the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students is a graduation requirement.

Recognition:

The course meets professional teaching standards for graduate teachers for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). Graduates are eligible to apply for teacher registration. Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 4 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Part time 8 years
At QUT, courses are designed with a balanced mix of theory and practical experience to ensure students are well-equipped for their chosen profession. QUT seeks the advice of industry, government and the professions, ensuring their degrees respond to changing employer demands, and reinforcing QUT's reputation as a university for the real world.

QUT's Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses are in the centre of Brisbane, with the Caboolture campus located in the rapidly expanding northern corridor halfway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. All campuses are well-serviced by public transport.

The Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane's CBD, facilitating QUT's relationship with business, industry and government, and is adjacent to the Brisbane River, City Botanic Gardens and Parliament House. The Science and Engineering Centre brings together teaching and research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, provides cutting-edge social and collaborative learning spaces for students, and is headquarters to QUT's research Institute for Future Environments. The centre also includes a food court, retail outlets, a 50m FINA-standard indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and student bar.

At Kelvin Grove a modern urban village development integrates the campus with residential, retail, health and recreational facilities. The University's award-winning Creative Industries Precinct provides state-of-the-art learning facilities as well as hosting performances, exhibitions and seminars in purpose-built spaces. Kelvin Grove campus also hosts the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation which houses close to 400 scientists researching in areas that span biotechnology and biomedical engineering; and the Centre for Physical Activity, Health and Clinical Education, which accommodates world-class teaching and community clinics.

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

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