24 months
31000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


If you want to become a primary school teacher but have a degree in an area other than teaching, this Teaching - Primary Education program from Curtin University gives you the qualification you need. 

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This Teaching - Primary Education program from Curtin University is designed for those who wish to teach years 1–6 and gain a foundation for teaching across the primary school curriculum. This initial teacher education degree provides the qualification required to teach primary school students in the Australian Government, Catholic and Independent school sectors.

The course takes a student-centred approach to teaching and learning, encouraging analytical and critical thinking.


  • Primary school teacher  
  • Curriculum designer 
  • Policy development officer 
  • Education administration officer 
  • Trainer, mentor or coach 
  • Special programs officer 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Technologies
  • Developing Positive Learning Environments
  • Primary Professional Experience 1: Planning for Writing
  • Primary Professional Experience 2: Assessment and Reporting 
  • Teaching Number,Agebra and Probability in the Primary Years

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 098318A 

  • You must have a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution, with at least one year of study in an area relating to one or more learning areas of the primary curriculum.

  • Applications will also be required to engage in assessment of non-academic attributes in order to reflect on their suitability for teaching. Students will be responsible for meeting any costs associated with this assessment process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National - commonwealth supported $4,000

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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