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Bachelor of Education (Primary) La Trobe University

4.33 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Education (Primary) allows you to specialise your skills in these areas:
- science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM)
- English
- humanities/arts
- health
- physical education
- languages (including Greek, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Indonesian, French and Chinese).

It builds your efficacy in diagnostic learning, special needs, learning how best to teach and relationship skill building. When you graduate, you'll be prepared to meet the needs of the industry and will be ready to work in multiple education areas.

In the foundation year, you'll build strong knowledge around professional literacy and numeracy with awareness of contemporary approaches to learning. You'll maximise your expertise and skills to be able to work in complex education settings. You also have the option to complete a sequence of study so you are qualified to teach as a Special Education teacher. The program is designed to allow you to focus on social work and wellbeing as areas of study to further diversify your employment options as a primary teacher.

The course incorporates a national literacy and numeracy test, which is a requirement of completion of Initial Teacher Education programs and a requirement for registration as a teacher.

You'll complete 80 days of professional experience during the course.

With changes to the education sector being implemented in 2017, we have re-imagined our education courses to prepare you for a range of teaching careers in: -...

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Additional Information

The Bachelor of Education (Primary) is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an applicatio...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Education (Primary) La Trobe University based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

May 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: It’s a really fun course so far. The teachers and course content is enjoyable.

Negatives: Time consuming - it requires a lot of hours - study time

My advice to future students is: Make sure you take it seriously and be prepared to study hard

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February 2018
Year completed 2016

Positives - easy to understand content.

Negatives - not enough placement, and some subjects were too general

My advice to future students is: Make sure you look into other universities as some may provide more placement opportunity

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February 2018
Year completed 2020

I haven’t really started classes yet but I’ve been looking through the coursework and it all looks very interesting and easy enough to understand. The learning portal seems easy to navigate

My advice to future students is: Pick something you’re passionate about

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