Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) University of Newcastle - UON

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

Teachers and education professionals have the power to change lives and shape young minds. If a rewarding career working with children sounds like a dream, then the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) is for you. Graduates qualify to work across a wide age range:

Preschool and early childhood (birth – 5 years): Play a meaningful role in intellectual and social development during the crucial early years.
Primary school (kinder – year 6): Work across the full scale of children’s intellectual, physical and social development.
This degree prepares you for both teaching and non-teaching roles. Work with families and children in various educational settings or play constructive roles in related industries such as policy development and research.

Early childhood teacher
Early childhood centre director
Primary school teacher
Specialist teacher in primary school
Community educator

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Additional Information
At least three professional placements (approximately 90 days) in Australia or overseas, as well as Teach Outreach volunteer opportunities.


Average ratings for Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) University of Newcastle - UON based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: It gives you a very broad qualification at the end being able to work in early childhood centres, primary schools and high schools up to year 10. The placement time is also very extensive so hands on experience isn’t lacking

Negatives: Some subjects that are compulsory aren’t what I was expecting as they’re not ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2016

Positives: It taught me that I am not very smart

Negatives: That I didn’t receive the help I needed

My advice to future students is: Don’t get a job and make sure you don’t have a social life

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March 2018
Year completed 2020

Positive - the teachers were all extremely helpful. Online portal is set up and used daily by teachers and students - this made keeping up to date on work away from class very easy! You are provided with a wide range of rich resources and assistance to complete your work.

Negatives - Although this course was mainly filled...

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