Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: December 1
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$27,500
Domestic tuition: A$6,566

Program overview

Study a Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education at UC and you will: gain appropriate scientific, literacy and numeracy knowledge learn the theories and principles that are the foundation for educational issues and practice in primary and early childhood settings demonstrate understanding of student needs and differences, and the relevance of these to learning in inclusive, indigenous, English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) and mainstream settings plan and develop appropriate teaching activities for students from a diverse range of backgrounds develop and implement effective assessment strategies and carry out evaluation of teaching programs, resources and your own teaching apply the required content knowledge for all primary school curriculum areas to teaching, assessment and reporting methods, alternate/enhanced literacy and numeracy strategies, and the effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in teaching and learning reflect on your practice and experiences, and engage in a process of continual improvement.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Admission Requirements Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course. The normal UC requirements for admission to undergraduate degrees are based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means: Year 12 ATAR other Australian Qualification work Experience overseas Qualification Additional Admission Requirements Students must obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check. Assumed Knowledge ACT: English & Maths (T with C minimum pass) NSW: Higher School Certificate English and Maths minimum English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.5 with no band score below 7.0 and a score of not less than 8.0 in both speaking and listening. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Career opportunities

Early childhood teacher Early learning centre director Educational leader Early childhood policy adviser Early childhood advocator Early intervention teacher Primary school teacher Principal Deputy principal Executive teacher Special needs teacher Gifted and talented teacher Relief teacher Private tutor Schools policy adviser Children’s services manager OSHC coordinator (Out of School Hours Care) Schools engagement coordinator

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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