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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Bachelor of Education (Primary) from University of Tasmania is accredited through the Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board, and is recognised in all states and territories, so once you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach anywhere in Australia.

Throughout your degree, you will study core theoretical aspects and evidence-based practice. You will also investigate childhood development and behaviour, and study the various subjects you will be teaching. 

You’ll focus on literacy learning, including speaking, listening, reading and writing, while also studying other subjects, such as Mathematics, Science, Art and Music, and Health and Physical Education.

You will be required to undertake a number of Professional Experience placements totalling 80 days. This will give you the opportunity to apply the theoretical and practical skills that you have learnt in a safe and supportive environment.

Career

Graduates of Bachelor of Education (Primary) are deemed to be qualified to teach in public and private sector schools in all states and territories of Australia by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Education (Primary) course is a professionally accredited Initial Teacher Education program approved by the Teachers Registration Board Tasmania.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Teaching
  • Academic Literacies
  • Foundations of English
  • Personal and Professional Numeracy

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: 070689D

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

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