Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Gain the skills and knowledge to be a confident teacher from pre-school through to Year 6. Learn exactly what type of teacher you are and how to use your unique skills - you may choose to work with children with disabilities or support those who are disengaged with learning. You will undertake 110 days of supervised teaching placement in both early childhood and primary settings. In addition you may participate in voluntary overseas placements.


480 credit points over 4 years, 32 core courses plus professional experience.


  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Teaching and learning
  • Curriculum through play
  • Learning and teaching mathematics
  • Child and adolescent development and characteristics
  • Health and physical education
  • Transition to the profession
  • Planning supporting and assessing
  • Curriculum approaches
  • Science and environmental education in early childhood
  • Teacher identity
  • Curriculum approaches
  • Science and environmental education
  • Numeracy and digital technology
  • Health and safety
  • Early childhood language and literacies
  • Wellbeing in early childhood contexts
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: learning and teaching
  • Nature pedagogy
  • Guiding behaviour
  • Diversity and inclusion: teaching strategies for diverse learners
  • Science and technology curriculum
  • Curriculum assessment and reporting
  • Humanities curriculum
  • Educational leadership
  • Teacher as researcher
  • Approaches to teaching in the arts
  • Differentiating for learning and teaching
  • Pathway to the profession, Professional experience.

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses
  • Or overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 7.0
  • With 7.0/7.5 in listening and speaking and no less than 6.5 in reading and writing.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $100,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $100,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $100,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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