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Education (Primary), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fremantle, Australia
The Education (Primary) degree at The University of Notre Dame Australia is designed to be completed over four years of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study, this degree equips you with the skills you need to teach children aged from six to 12 years in Catholic, Independent and Government schools.
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Overview

The Education (Primary) degree at The University of Notre Dame Australia offers contemporary coursework, exposure to the latest learning technologies, and the integration of theory and practice. In addition to acquiring the academic skills needed to teach primary school age children, you will also be required to choose one specialist subject area such as Mathematics, Science, English, Humanities, Special Needs, Service Learning and Social Justice and Theatre Studies.

The practical component of your degree involves 32 weeks of teaching practice spread across four years. This extensive teaching apprenticeship provides a total immersion in the classroom environment, exposing you to the lived experience of a teacher.

Career:

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Independent schools
  • Government schools
  • Catholic schools

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
  • Credits
    800 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Literacy Skills for Education Studies
  • Introduction to ICT for Teachers
  • Introduction to Teaching and the Curriculum Framework
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Classroom Immersion: Primary
  • Mathematics : Introduction to Mathematics Teaching and Learning
  • Psychological Principles of Classroom Management
  • Health and Physical Education

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 035285D
  • Indicative ATAR of 70 with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)OR
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30880 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16955 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16955 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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