48 months
31000 AUD/year
5891 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education (Primary) - General Science course from Flinders University is taken as a double degree with a Bachelor of General Science, providing the broad foundation skills required to teach science at a primary level. You will receive the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to teach in primary schools from reception to year seven. 

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Why study Primary Education / General Science at Flinders

  • Gain all the skills and knowledge required to become a registered primary school teacher 
  • Earn an Education (Primary) - General Science course from Flinders University in only four years that includes an general science degree
  • Get work-ready with professional experience placements in primary schools where you can put your skills and knowledge into practice as a student teacher
  • Reflect critically on teaching, theory and life to achieve excellence and creativity in your teaching practice

Your career

Although the majority of education graduates go on to employment as teachers in the public or private sector, some choose to follow other pathways. Your Bachelor of General Science will also make you suitable for positions in a range of government and private industry settings.

Potential occupations include:

  • primary school science teacher
  • graduate administrative officer
  • youth and children’s support officer.

Potential employers include:

  • primary schools
  • government schools
  • independent schools
  • government education departments
  • government and private industry settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Differentiation for Diverse Learners (Primary) 
  • English Curriculum Studies 
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Primary R-7 
  • Professional Experience: Final Assessment (Primary R-7)  
  • The Professional Educator
  • Expressive Arts Curriculum Studies: Visual Art, Drama, Media, Music and Dance 
  • Health and Physical Education Curriculum Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088515A 

  • The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5891 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5891 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 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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