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Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Fourth Year Upgrade)


80 to 120 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year to 1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Canberra ACT
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW
Nationally online

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed a pre-service course of teacher education of at least two years' duration and have demonstrated teaching experience.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete the following:

(1) For students who have completed a three-year pre-service course of teacher education

  • 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

(2) For students who have completed a two-year pre-service course of teacher education

  • 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings2

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Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD102 10 Race and Racism in Australian Educational Contexts
EDFD111 10 Alternatives in Education
EDFD112 10 Children at Risk
EDFD210 10 Global Perspectives in Education
EDFD459 10 The Learning Space
EDFD460 10 Creativity and Imagination in Education
EDFX317 10 Professional Practice
EDLA403 10 Children and Literature
EDLA413 10 TESOL Techniques
EDLA430 10 Cross Curriculum Uses of Children's Literature
EDLA450 10 Language and Literacy Education
EDMA410 10 Linking Mathematics, Learning and Teaching
EDST411 10 Teaching with Information Technology
EDST419 10 Designing IT Resources in Education
EDST421 10 Reflective Classroom Research
EDTS425 10 Curriculum in Action
EDTS426 10 Development of Positive Classroom Behaviour

If available, other units may be chosen from the following courses: Bachelor of Education (Primary) (units from the third and fourth years of the program only unless approved by the Course Coordinator), Graduate Certificate in Religious Education and Graduate Certificate in Catholic Studies. Other units may be selected with the approval of the Course Coordinator.

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2 For Australian Indigenous students undertaking the course in mixed mode, the unit codes will begin with A instead of E as listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings. Unit codes which begin with A are available only to Indigenous students.