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Education Primary, B.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Darwin, Australia
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.
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Overview

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.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arts for Education
  • Health and Physical Education for Schools
  • English Language and Literacy in Education 1

For more information please visit the program website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 077777C
  • 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 after any applicable bonus points have been applied.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26776 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26776 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26776 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26776 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the residency requirements.

Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

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