Bachelor of Arts / Pathway to Teaching Primary

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K

In a fast-changing world, tomorrow belongs to people who are ready for anything. Western trains students to be critical thinkers, not narrow specialists. Students take their pick from a huge range of subject majors, like English literature, sociology, philosophy, history, mathematics, geography. Learn from an interdisciplinary team of academics with real-world experience. A Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching) degree from Western is the stepping-stone to earning a Master of Teaching. If students want to become an inspiring Primary School teacher, this degree will kick-start their journey. Plus it will give them the skills they need to explore their prospects beyond the classroom in other careers.


240 credit points with no less than 60 credit points at Level 3 or higher. See WS Handbook for more details.


  • Australia and the World, Contemporary Society, Text and Traditions, Analytical Reading and Writing, Education Studies (Primary).

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Any 2 units of English


Graduates who have the required learning areas qualify for accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and are qualified to teach K-6 in government and non-government primary schools in Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Parramatta International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Penrith International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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