Bachelor of Education (Primary)

University of Sydney

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Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This degree gives students a professional qualification to teach in a primary school and other contexts with young children (aged 5–12 years) in Years K–6. Students undertake generalist units in education and professional studies as well as units of study in the sciences, social sciences and humanities offered by the faculties of Arts, Science and Economics and Business.

The Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) covers all the Key Learning Areas (primary-school subject areas) with special attention to the mandatory areas of Indigenous education, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), and special education. Professional experience (practice teaching) is integral to the program and commences in the first year. During their fourth year, students can specialise in one of a number of year-long elective units, including creative arts, special education, TESOL and Aboriginal education.
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The Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) prepares graduates who have:

a broad general education with in-depth knowledge in at least one a...

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