24 months
23600 AUD/year
3968 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching (Primary) program from Charles Sturt University is for those who already hold an undergraduate degree, and provides a further teaching qualification in two years of full-time, or equivalent, study.   


The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) prepares you to be a dynamic and critically reflective teacher who is responsive to the diverse needs of young learners and communities. You'll develop effective teaching skills across the full range of subjects taught in NSW primary schools: English, creative arts, health and physical education, mathematics, studies of society and the environment, and science and technology.

This teaching degree is delivered online so you can choose when and where you study, and we'll be there to support you every step of the way. Our dedicated teaching staff have made substantial contributions to research, policy and curriculum development.

Our Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) offers many opportunities to develop your skills so when you graduate you'll be ready to put the latest developments in learning and teaching into practice. Charles Sturt University offers personalised support and academic assistance including interaction opportunities with your subject coordinator throughout work placements.  

Career opportunities

Your Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) will qualify you for a range of exciting and rewarding employment opportunities.

  • Primary school teachers work professionally as classroom teachers, executive teachers, principals and assistant principals.
  • Become a teacher who makes a real difference to the lives of young people in Australia. Explore your passion for education in an ever-changing world and provide children with a learning experience that will see them develop and take form as tomorrow’s leaders.
  • Teaching qualifications can lead to employment in a variety of settings around the globe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education Program
  • Learning and Development K-6
  • Social Justice, Ethics and Inclusion in Classroom Practice
  • Teaching and Assessing the Creative Arts 
  • Curriculum Studies: HASS
  • English Curriculum: Pedagogies in the Primary Year
  • Everyday Language and Literacies: Learning and Practice
  • Mathematics in the Primary Years
  • Mathematics: Content & Pedagogy 
  • Mathematics for Primary Teachers
  • PDHPE Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Science and Technology Curriculum
  • Principles of Inclusive Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

Primary school teachers are qualified to teach all of the primary curriculum areas (also referred to as the Key Learning Areas or KLAs), and are required to have extended knowledge of one of these curriculum areas.

Applicants for the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) must meet the following admission requirements:

  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • Successful completion of acceptable undergraduate and or/postgraduate study that is equivalent to one year of study (1.0 Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL), usually equating to eight subjects, that fall under one or more of the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) primary curriculum KLAs.
  • To ensure applicants have an extended depth of knowledge in one curriculum KLA, a minimum of four of the eight subjects must be within one of the following seven primary curriculum KLAs

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3968 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3968 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported place 


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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