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Teaching (Primary)

Macquarie University

24 months
32000 AUD/year
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If you hold a recognised bachelor degree, the Teaching (Primary) program at Macquarie University will support you to become a reflexive, resilient and research-engaged teacher in primary schools.  


Supporting children to reach their full potential is a truly rewarding endeavour. Primary school teachers play a critical role in inspiring a love of learning, as well as assisting children to develop foundation skills such as literacy and numeracy, and physical and social competencies.

With a focus on evidence-based learning and teaching that has a positive impact on student learning and wellbeing, the Teaching (Primary) program at Macquarie University will support you to become responsive and ready to learn. 

And it will enable you to gain the knowledge, skills and qualifications required to teach in primary schools or work in associated fields such as curriculum planning, educational research and policy development.

Career Opportunities 

  • Primary teacher
  • Education officer within a range of public and private organisations
  • Educational adviser to government or other agencies
  • Educational policy planner
  • Educational researcher


This degree is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), and is recognised nationally and internationally by education providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice and Research 
  • Indigenous Education: Strategies and Research 
  • Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology in the Primary School 
  • Professional Practice: Teaching English in the Primary School 
  • Teaching English in the Primary School 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements


  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification that meets subject content knowledge requirements or recognised equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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