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Teaching (Primary)

Macquarie University

24 months
32800 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  

So that you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills employers require now and in the future, we design many of our degrees and courses in consultation with a range of industries and sectors. Having such experts involved in creating the fundamentals of your degree or course provides you with opportunities to contextualise your learning, and gain the latest career insights.


  • Education officer
  • Education policy adviser
  • Education researcher
  • Primary teacher


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


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 099189G  

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32800 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Commonwealth Supported Place 

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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