University of Canberra

Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

If your ambition is to work as a teacher in a preschool, early learning centre or primary school, then UC’s Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education will provide you with a broad and innovative education degree which prepares you for a future-focused career.Taught in partnership with the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), which delivers the first year of the course as a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, this four-year degree is carefully structured with a balance of both theory and practice in teaching.During your first year of study, you’ll undertake professional teaching placements in early childhood and preschool settings.Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) units across your remaining three years are taught on-site in schools, providing you with ongoing opportunities to engage with children of all ages and embrace your course learnings first-hand. Whether you choose to launch your career in an early childhood or primary school environment, you’ll graduate classroom-ready and keen to inspire the next generation of children aged 0 to 12.


96 credit points

Standard entry requirements

  • Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means: Year 12 ATAR
  • Other Australian Qualification
  • Work experience
  • Overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $124,000
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 4 years

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