University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The early years of any child's life are crucial to their later education and life experience. To be entrusted with teaching and caring for young children is an enormous responsibility but also a great privilege. Early childhood teaching is a truly rewarding professional career where you can really make a difference.The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) program at the University of Newcastle aims to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in teaching. Graduates of this program will be able to seek employment as Preschool and Early Childhood teachers, and K-6 (Primary) teachers in and beyond the New South Wales Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors. The program aims to develop graduates who are inspirational teachers with the capability to act professionally, knowledgeably and effectively in their educational destinations; insightful scholars with the capability to engage in rational enquiry into curriculum, policy and practice; and innovative leaders with the capability to play a constructive role in public discourse on and beyond education.

Structure

  • The program requires the successful completion of a total of 330 units. Students are required to successfully complete: 320 units of Core Courses
  • and 10 units of Electives.

Standard entry requirements

  • Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Year 12
  • Selection based on ATAR or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $147,920
  • ATAR: 65.00
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Ourimbah International: $143,500
  • ATAR: 65.00
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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