Early Childhood and Primary Teaching
Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent in either early childhood/primary or an area relevant to early childhood/primary curriculum, such as art, music, technologies, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences (e. g. history and geography).
Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent with at least one year equivalent full time in an area relevant to primary curriculum, such as art, music, technologies, English, health and physical education, mathematics, science or humanities and social sciences (e. g. history and geography).
Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent comprising of a major sequence and minor a sequence in two of the following secondary teaching areas: English, legal studies, Indigenous studies, accounting, business studies, economics, geography, history, mathematics, languages other than English, music, technologies, visual arts, chemistry, biology/ecology, environmental science, physics and health and physical education.
A major sequence is defined as one quarter of a three-year degree and a minor sequence is defined as one sixth of a three-year degree.
Note: applicants who have completed a major sequence in a teaching area but do not meet the minimum requirements of one sixth in a second teaching area are required to contact the School of Education on education@cdu. edu. au for advice prior to submitting an application.
Additional Admission Requirements
Applicants must complete a non-academic assessment to demonstrate their motivation to teach, their strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, resilience, self-efficacy, and strong organisational and planning skills.
Criminal History Check:
Students must have cleared a Police Check and/or Working with Children Check before they can undertake practice teaching. Students whose Police Check and/or Working With Children Check are not cleared by the education sectors will not be able to undertake practice teaching and will not therefore be able to complete the requirements of the course.
English Language Requirements
All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score.
Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.