University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education - Primary

University of New England UNE

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

The degree will give students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become a successful primary teacher, with a primary teaching specialisation as mandated by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), in Literacy in the Inclusive Classroom. Students are encouraged to be independent learners who are able to adapt efficiently and constructively to meet the changes which occur in the teaching profession.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) including 105 days of embedded professional experience and 15 days professional experience. Students must pass literacy and numeracy tests prior to attempting their final professional experience unit.


  • Education-special
  • Education-primary
  • Disability studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • And have a minimum of three Band 5 HSC results including English or bridging units or alternative pathways as approved by NESA
  • In addition you must satisfy the School of suitability through satisfactory completion of a non-academic capability statement.


NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Students should note that teacher registration requirements vary from state to state. UNE bases its degree structures on the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) guidelines, under the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership framework for teacher registration.

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
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $107,520
  • ATAR: 77.10

Further information

Students undertaking Professional Experience placement must complete a Working with Children Check, Child Protection Awareness Training, and complete an approved Anaphylaxis Management training program.

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