University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Develop the knowledge and skills to work with children from birth to 12 years with UNE's Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary). This is the degree for you if you have a commitment towards educating and inspiring children and want a qualification that paves the way for a flexible teaching career. If you are looking to get started in early childhood teaching, this degree has a variety of admission rules, including rules for those with no experience or qualifications in early childhood teaching.


192 credit points which includes 135 days of professional experience.


  • Education - early childhood and primary

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), VET study, or work experience. Assumed Year 12 knowledge: any 2 units in English, a minimum of three Band 5 and/or E3 HSC results including Band 5 English and and any 2 units of Mathematics studied at a Year 12 level (or overseas equivalent). English language requirements must also be met.


On completion of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) you will have a qualification accredited with both the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) and Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus
  • ATAR: 77.1
  • Full-time : 2.5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2.5 years
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 2.5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

Students undertaking professional experience placements are required to undertake a Working with Children Check; Child Protection Awareness Training, approved Anaphylaxis Training course; and meet UNE School of Education and NSW Education Standards Authority requirements for professional experience.

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