Deakin University

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Deakin University
Institution rating
4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

  • Put your primary teaching theory into practice with Deakin's professional experience program.
  • By completing special electives and placements you'll learn to teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.

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of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Tutor, Educator, and 3 more.


This program is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Previous tertiary, VET, life or work experience

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Burwood
  • Warrnambool
  • Waurn Ponds

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

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about your study options.

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

Visit Deakin University's 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, Deakin University 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.

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Deakin University
(5 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Education (Primary)Deakin University
Graduation date2011
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I performed well in all course areas, and graduated with distinction. However after 5 years as a teacher, I still find myself unable to attain ongoing employment, and regularly have supervisors question my performance. Something doesn’t add up.
Response from Deakin University
Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Continually improving our courses is very important to us and we'd love to hear more about your experience. If you're up to it, please email us at
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Education (Primary)Deakin University
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The facilities were great, teachers were knowledgeable, offered fantastic support throughout my course as well as after. I felt prepared going into the workforce.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the course!
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Education (Primary)Deakin University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I enjoyed this course as the lecturers and tutors delivered the content in a way that was interesting and informative. I also appreciate the fact that this course gave me the opportunity to attend placements at schools as this enabled me to experience what teaching involves.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks for your review. We are so glad that you got a lot out of the course. We believe that the best learning happens when you combine both theory and practical experience into the course.

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Bachelor of Education (Primary)

You may wish to discuss the following with Deakin University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Education (Primary)