Bachelor of Primary Education (Creative Arts)

University of Canberra

This innovative four-year degree will enable students to become a primary school teacher with a specialisation in the creative arts. On top of gaining practical experience of the educational theories used in today's classrooms, students will develop a solid understanding of national literacy and numeracy requirements for children from Kindergarten to Year 6, while specifically focusing on subjects including visual arts, drama, music and dance. During the second, third and fourth year of study, students will take a range of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) units which are taught on-site in primary schools, offering them the opportunity to connect with students across all primary year levels in subjects including English, science, maths, health and PE, technologies, humanities and social sciences, as well as via a specific arts education internship.

Course Fee:

International: $110,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.5 with no band score below 7 and a score of not less than 8 in both speaking and listening. Assumed Knowledge: ACT: English & Maths (T with C minimum pass); NSW: Higher School Certificate English & Maths minimum.


96 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Creative arts education; Pedagogy and practice; Education studies.

Further information:

Students must obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check.


This course is registered by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and recognised as a teaching qualification throughout Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Teacher - Art, Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 54.35 Yes Part time 8 years
Canberra 54.35 Yes Full time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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