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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Bachelor of Education Primary

  • Bachelor

As a primary school teacher, you are vital to a student's learning process as you guide and develop their skills through the various key learning systems of education from the beginning of their school life.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
WEDP01, 077777C
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov

About this course

As a primary school teacher, you are vital to a student's learning process as you guide and develop their skills through the various key learning systems of education from the beginning of their school life. The Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to become a primary school teacher (Transition to Year 6/7). This course emphasises: Indigenous perspectives school curriculum knowledge of contemporary approaches to issues in education such as inclusivity child and adolescent development promoting positive behaviour improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in primary settings. During this course, you will gain a combination of academic and practical experience. When you graduate, you will possess levels of personal literacy and numeracy broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the population. Students are encouraged to review the employer eligibility requirements as they can vary state to state.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. Additional Admission Requirements Applicants must complete the Teaching Capabilities Statement used to demonstrate suitability for study and work in the teaching profession. Essential Requirements Criminal History Check: Students must provide a Police Check and/or Working with Children Check appropriate to the requirements of the State or Territory in which they reside, before they can undertake professional experience. Students whose Police Check and/or Working with Children Check are not cleared are not eligible to undertake professional experience. 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.

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
70.7%
Overall satisfaction
69.5%
Skill scale
48.9%
Teaching scale
85.9%
Employed full-time
$66.5k
Average salary