ACU English Language Centres

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

ACU English Language Centres

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Help give children their best start in life. The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) qualifies you to teach children from their birth up to the age of 12. It equips you to inspire and help them develop lifelong learning skills within inclusive environments that encourage and nurture diversity.You

Structure

320 credit points. Students must complete professional experience units during which time they are required to be available full-time. All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld), Working with Vulnerable People (ACT) or Working with Children Check (NSW and Vic). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries. All students who have lived in another country for 12 months or more must provide a police check from that country for that period. Supervised professional experience is at the heart of all our pre-service teacher education courses and the Faculty will find appropriate placements to suit the needs of your course. Placements will usually be arranged for the scheduled placement period in the professional experience calendar though this may not always be possible. Graduates of this course must have completed a total of 95 days of professional experience across the prior-to-school and school context.

Subjects

  • Early childhood and primary
  • Early childhood education
  • Primary education

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy that includes meeting a minimum ATAR requirement. Assumed knowledge includes minimum requirements in English and Mathematics. In addition, applicants will be required to demonstrate suitability for teaching. All applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent: Australian Capital Territory Prerequisites: Nil Assumed knowledge: Major in English (T) and Major in Mathematics (T) New South Wales Prerequisite: Nil Assumed knowledge: A minimum of three Band 5 HSC results, including one in English
  • Two units of Mathematics Band 4 Queensland Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • A General science subject (Units 3 & 4, C) Victoria Prerequisites: English (Units 3 and 4) - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English
  • Mathematics Units 1 and 2 - two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4 (any Mathematics). *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements. OR Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants may be selected following an interview with the course coordinator and staff of the campus Indigenous Higher Education Unit. They should have: a minimum of three years' work experience
  • Or completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • Or demonstrated relevant tertiary study skills or successful completion of a Tertiary Communication Skills program. 2. Additional ApprovalsRequirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld) or Working with Children Check (ACT, NSW and Vic). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries. To meet the requirements for working in settings other than schools, a National Police check may be required. All students who have lived in another country for 12 months or more must provide a police check from that country for that period.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Blacktown (St Josephine Bakhita) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Canberra (Signadou) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $96,416 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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