Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$22,720
Domestic tuition: A$6,560

Program overview

"Course content focuses on three broad areas: Curriculum and pedagogy for birth to 12 years Creating inclusive learning environments that nurture diversity Transition to, and development of, a career in education Students will study a range of curriculum with a particular focus on the key curriculum areas of literacy, mathematics and science. For students planning to seek employment in the Catholic system, a specialist sequence in religious education is available. Our graduates will develop expertise to work with young children, their families and communities. They will develop skills to support the creation of learning environments that nurture and support children as they learn. Many of our students study education at ACU because they are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children. We encourage our students to work collaboratively for justice in order to make and to share a more just and equitable society. Our Professional and Community Engagement program, embedded into our courses, provides a number of opportunities for students to complete practicum in settings that are consistent with these values. To ensure we graduate profession ready teachers we have built into the course a number of units focusing on the individual development of a teacher. Units include: Curriculum Decision-making in the Early Years: Connections and Continuities. Early Childhood Leadership, Management and Advocacy. Transition into the Profession Graduates of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) are well positioned for further study in the Master of Education."

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate and an IELTS minimum of 7.0 in Reading and Writing and a minimum of 7.5 in listening and speaking. Pre-requisites may also apply for entry into some major and minor sequences.

Career opportunities

Graduates are eligible for registration as a primary school teacher in government, independent and Catholic schools, and as an early childhood teacher in the prior to school sector.

Campus location

Ballarat , Australia

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