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Primary Teaching

University of South Australia

24 months
Duration
30300 AUD/year
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About

This industry-relevant Primary Teaching degree from University of South Australia is for students who have already completed a three-year bachelor degree and would like to increase their employment prospects with a teaching qualification specialising in primary education. 

Overview

This Primary Teaching degree from University of South Australia has been designed to develop skilled, committed and flexible primary school educators.

The focus is on practical learning and you will gain the skills needed to teach across the core curriculum learning areas in schools from Reception to Year Seven. There are three major study areas:

  • curriculum studies
  • professional experience
  • education studies

You will also study mandatory courses in:

  • English
  • mathematics
  • science

Courses studied will include on-campus lectures and workshops; some courses will also be offered fully online or with online support. Learning will be supplemented with online lectures, learning activities, readings and discussion boards.

Your career

Teachers have a passion for learning and a dedication to the social, emotional, physical and psychological development of children. Well-developed interpersonal skills, patience, as well as impeccable organisational and communication skills are key attributes of successful primary educators. The demand for teachers is strong1.

Careers to consider:

  • primary teacher: develop lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and facilitate classroom learning for children in reception to year seven
  • junior primary teacher: develop lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and facilitate classroom learning for children aged five to eight

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics and Science Education 
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy  
  • Reflexive Practice and Professional Experience 
  • Critical Perspectives of Education
  • Foundations of Learning and Development: A Child Centred Approach 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks.

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 077215D 

  • an AQF Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised higher education institution with a competitive GPA, noting that entry is competitive and based on academic merit; and
  • one year of full-time equivalent study, as part of their Bachelor degree or equivalent, relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum (Arts, English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, Mathematics, Science, Technologies), which includes a minimum half a year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one of the learning areas of the primary school curriculum.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30300 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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