Connect and engage with 6,000+ students and 150+ staff across four campuses and around the world. Benefit from a range of resources and opportunities.
Face to Face
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.
4 years full-time.
Face to Face
If you believe that children are our future, we believe you are.
Early childhood and primary school teachers enjoy rewarding careers shaping the young minds of the next generation.
This degree will prepare you for both teaching and non-teaching roles within educational settings and related industries. Work with diverse families and children in various educational settings including primary school classrooms, childcare centres and pre-schools.
Early childhood education (birth – 5 years): You'll play a significant role in the intellectual and social development of young children during the crucial early years.
Primary school education (kinder – year 6): Enjoy various opportunities to work with children across the full scale of their intellectual, physical and social development.
Gain specialist skills and knowledge in both early childhood and primary education.
Key areas of study include:
Diversify your skills and career pathways by qualifying to teach and work across both early years (birth-5) and primary school.
Connect with the professional community and access resources with NuTeach – an online communication and sharing platform for our 6,000+ students and 150+ staff across four UON campuses.
Gain more intensive work experience with Teach Outreach, a volunteer placement program run by UON’s School of Education.
Download a program plan for further details on what you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
Interested in growing your skills in the challenging and rewarding field of special education? Completing your Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) (Hons) degree opens a direct pathway to study the Master of Special Education.
Our graduates enjoy great job prospects with 92% securing jobs within four months of completing their degree¹.
Work with diverse families and children in various educational settings including primary school classrooms, childcare centres and pre-schools. While most people study teaching to become teachers, your qualification will open doors to a multitude of other career pathways.
If you’re interested in teaching, graduates of this degree enjoy wider career pathways. You will be accredited to teach both:
Careers may include:
All graduates also complete with an honours-level qualification giving them a distinct advantage over graduates from other universities.
1 Australian Graduate Survey 2015
The Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) (Honours) degree at UON is accredited by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards NSW (BOSTES). Graduates will be eligible to register with BOSTES.
The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) oversees the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and works with the state and territory regulatory authorities to implement and administer the NQF.