48 months
30400 AUD/year
4935 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Study towards a creative, rewarding and challenging career with this Bachelor of Education (Primary) from Deakin University.  

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Build a solid foundation in primary curriculum and discover what it takes to teach and lead young people. Bachelor of Education (Primary) from Deakin University  equips you with the essential knowledge and skills required to guide children through their primary learning years. From mathematics to science to technology; you’ll learn how to teach across a wide range of subjects and specialisations. 

Through our Professional Experience Program you’ll not only gain key practical skills, but invaluable insight into the classroom environment. With the option to combine your personal interests with a range of curriculum areas, you’ll undertake placements that enrich and solidify your studies.


Studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary) will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a successful career in education. Upon graduation you’ll be ready to teach in primary schools within the private, independent, IB schools or public education sectors.

Graduates may also find work in other fields including:

  • community services
  • government agencies
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • IB accredited primary schools.


Deakin’s Bachelor of Education (Primary) is accredited with the VIT as a nationally accredited course for the purposes of teacher registration in Victoria. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Australian Literacy Test
  • Australian Numeracy Test
  • Literature for Children and Young Adults 
  • Perspectives On Learning and Teachers' Work
  • Social Contexts of Education 
  • Teaching Humanities in Primary Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
  • Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on:

  • Minimum ATAR of 70 
  • VCE Units 1 and 2 of General Mathematics or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematic, or Units 3 and 4 of Mathematics (any)
  • a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 25 in English other than EAL
  • CRICOS code: 015204J   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30400 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4935 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4935 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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