University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Education (K-6 Teaching)

University of New England UNE

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

Now more than ever, teachers who can educate and inspire children across a range of ages are in high demand. UNE's Bachelor of Education (K-6 Teaching) is uniquely positioned to help you respond to opportunities by preparing you to create supportive learning environments for children from Kindergarten through to Year 6. You will build your skills as a flexible teacher, and a specialist in teaching maths, science and technology, language or English. You'll be positioned at the forefront of innovation and change with teaching skills to respond to a rapidly changing world.


192 credit points with not more than 24 credit points at 400-level including 80 days of embedded professional experience (100 days of embedded professional experience for students undertaking the Language specialisation).


  • Education-K-6

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 and and any 2 units of Mathematics (or overseas equivalent). English language requirements must also be met.


On completion of the Bachelor of Education (K-6 Teaching) you will have a qualification accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA), providing graduates with a professional qualification meeting the requirements of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) for initial teacher education programs, and ensures all graduates meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Career Stage.

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: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

Students undertaking professional experience placements must complete a Working with Children Check, Child Protection Awareness Training and approved Anaphylaxis Management training program.

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