Bachelor of Primary Education University of the Sunshine Coast

3.83 out of 5 from 6 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Sunshine Coast
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Our program is designed to qualify you to work as a primary school classroom teacher (Prep-Year 6). You’ll learn how children learn, how to plan, teach and assess, and integrate ICT in your teaching.
You will develop curriculum knowledge in English, mathematics, science, technology, arts, health and physical education, history, and geography. From your first year, you’ll complete 90 days of Supervised Professional Experience in local schools, and rural and remote settings if desired.

You will develop a curriculum focus in either Science or English/Literacy through undertaking elective courses in this field and completing specialised assessments. Current education priorities focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and English/Literacy capabilities. As a teacher with a focus in Science or English/Literacy you will bring specialised knowledge for teaching and engaging children in these two priority courses into the primary school.
Careers

Primary school teacher, private practice tutor, education consultant, community education centre leader, College/University lecturer, zoo education officer,...

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Additional Information

You will develop valuable skills and experiences through participation in Wider Field Experiences where you engage with community projects and work...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Primary Education University of the Sunshine Coast based on 6 reviews
Rating
3.83
Job prospects
4.0
Teachers
3.67
Course work
4.5
Time worthy
3.5
Money Worthy
3.5



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Positives: the university has a few great tutors and lecturers who are currently still teaching. They provide accurate and up to date information while teaching us how to use our skills not only the theory behind it. The University its self is lovely, open and welcoming.

Negatives: Negatives: unfortunately there...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: It is good to make connections with other people who are aspiring teachers as not only does this help me now, but it will help me when I am a teacher. There are also a lot of eye opening topics which I now believe should be taught to a larger amount of people

Negatives: Sometimes there isn’t a lot of support or ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: Majority of my lecturers have been extremely helpful and supportive when it comes to assessment and understanding concepts. There are many opportunities for experience in the classroom or with children which is a huge benefit, and having a prac in the first semester of the first year was so good as I got an idea of...

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April 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: I’ll be a primary teacher once it’s finished

Negatives: Long hour days

My advice to future students is: Of studying - Split the subjects

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: Tutors are VERY helpful and subjects are taught very well

Negatives: It can be full on

My advice to future students is: Stick to it, and you’ll succeed!

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April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Intimate courses (class sizes are small), more teacher student time

Negatives: Course assessments not planned very well.

My advice to future students is: Look at assessments before enrolling.

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