University of New England

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 2.5 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
March

Why study this course

  • Become qualified to work with children from birth to age 12 in both Early Childhood and Primary School settings
  • Develop the essential skills, knowledge and attitude that is required to succeed in a variety of educational professions
  • Choose a study mode that suits you, with full time, part time and online study options available

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of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
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Roles related to this course: Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Assistant Educator, and 7 more.

Recognition

This course is accredited with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

Entry requirements

Mature Age Applicants

  • Applicants who have completed at least a year (48 credit points) of discipline studies (non-Education units) in a higher education qualification may be eligible to apply.
  • There are specific entry pathways into the course for applicants who have previously completed a recognised Bachelor qualification in Early Childhood Teaching or Primary. For more information on these pathways or for applicants who are uncertain of whether they meet the selection criteria, they are encouraged to contact UNE directly to discuss their circumstances and the alternate entry options available to them.

Year 12 Applicants

  • Guaranteed ATAR Selection Rank: 77.10; AND
  • Minimum of three Band 5 and/or E3 HSC results including English

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Armidale
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

During this course you will:

  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to work with children in an early childhood setting
  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to work with children in a primary school setting
  • Gain a professional understanding of what it means to be part of children's growth and learning
  • Complete a Primary Specialisation in Literacy across Transition Years
  • Prepare for a variety of employment opportunities in the education profession

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

This course has 135 days of embedded professional experience of which 75 days of professional experience are in primary school settings and 60 days of professional experience in various early childhood settings.

Prior to undertaking a professional experience placement in New South Wales, there are a number of mandatory requirements which must be fulfilled. These include Working with Children Check, Child Protection Awareness Training and Anaphylaxis Training.


Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
University of New England
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Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)University of New England
Graduation date2018
Study modeOnline
Student review
The student support services and the professional placement support officers are amazing.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)University of New England
Graduation date2018
Study modeOnline
Student review
Overall I thought my studying experience was great. If I had a problem it was solved ver quickly. The staff were very helpful with the unit and always willing to assist with extra help or extension on assignments (Sometimes it was hard to submit assignments and completing normal everyday life, sometimes a weeks extension was needed to catch up).

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Find out more about this course

University of New England

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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