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Study the Bachelor of Education (Primary) course and explore the latest techniques and tools needed to become a successful primary teacher. Run by education professionals, the course covers everything from language and literacy, health and physical education to curriculum planning – everything you need to become a role model to your students. Encompassing a practical component, this online undergraduate degree will give you a well-rounded education and the confidence to work as a teacher and help your students grow and learn.
To successfully complete this course, you must undertake 81 days of practical work experience in a real classroom. The placement will give you the opportunity to hone your skills in real-world scenarios and build your confidence as a teacher.
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Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
In this primary teaching course, the subjects you will study include:
Students must also complete 4 elective units.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Education (Primary) from Swinburne University of Technology.
This undergraduate qualification will ready you for a career in primary school teaching. Accredited by VIT, this course will help you become innovative and effective with the ability to build a strong rapport with your students.
Wondering where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP. Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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