Bachelor of Education - Primary

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This program focuses on the Primary years (from Prep to Year 6) and offers students the opportunity to gain the unique knowledge and expertise needed to educate young learners. Students can choose to complete their professional experience at any Australian school and have the opportunity to experience working as an educator in a variety of locations including rural placements. Completing one of their professional experiences overseas is also an option.

Course Fee:


International: $90,880

Entry Requirements:

Academic Entry Criteria: English (4 SA) or equivalent; Mathematics A, B or C (4 SA) or equivalent; Science21 (4 SA) or equivalent. English Language Proficiency category 5. Non-academic entry criteria: Submission of a 1000-word personal statement, detailing interest in teaching children/young people and involvement in personal learning and leadership activities. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. If the English language requirements are not met students may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Structure:

32 units (10 core courses; 10 shared courses; 5 specialisation courses; 7 electives), including 105 days of professional experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Education-primary (prep-6)

Study Pathways:

Students may seek exemption from units on the basis of documented prior study at University level or equivalent qualifications and experience.

Further information:

Professional experiences provide students with a practical opportunity to put theory into practice. A Working with Children Suitability Check (Blue Card or Exemption Card) is required before professional experience placements can commence if working with children under the age of 18 years of age in QLD. If students are completing professional experience outside of QLD, it is the student's responsibility to meet the requirements of the relevant state or territory. Not all specialisations within the Bachelor of Education are made available every year in on-campus mode at Toowoomba and Springfield campuses.

Recognition:

Queensland College of Teachers (QCT); Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 4 years
Toowoomba No info Yes
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 4 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 9 years
Springfield No info Yes Online 4 years
Springfield No info Yes
Springfield No info Yes Full time 4 years
Springfield No info Yes Part time 9 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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Research

We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
  • Digital Life 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au   
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au  
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 

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