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Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) / Bachelor of Arts

Career opportunities

Primary Teaching

Bachelor of Primary Teaching graduates will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to be:

  • Inspirational teachers who act professionally, ethically, and effectively through their:
    • knowledge of curriculum, pedagogy, learning and assessment;
    • critical insights into curriculum, policy and practice;
    • appreciation of, and respect for, student diversity and education’s important role in realising socially just and sustainable futures;
    • capacity to communicate effectively, for a variety of purposes, using a range of strategies and technologies; and
    • understanding of their legal, social and collegial responsibilities as members of the teaching profession. 
  • Insightful scholars who engage in rational enquiry into the theory and practice of education through their:
    • critical engagement with educational research;
    • critical appreciation of the historical, philosophical and socio-cultural contexts of education;
    • critical and creative reflection upon the aims and practices of the teaching profession;
    • capacity for life-long self-directed learning; and
    • commitment to the principles of academic honesty and integrity.
  • Innovative leaders who play a constructive role in public discourse within and beyond education through their:
    • commitment to continuous improvement in pedagogical practice;
    • capacity to respond creatively and effectively to educational change;
    • capacity to act autonomously and collaboratively in educational settings;
    • ability to communicate effectively about educational issues; and
    • recognition of their role as responsible participants and partners in local, national and global communities.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Primary Teaching / Bachelor of Arts. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Aboriginal Studies

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates with a major in Aboriginal Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Ancient History and Classical Languages

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Ancient History and Classical Languages major. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Chinese

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Chinese major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

Creative and Performing Arts

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Creative and Performing Arts major. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Drama

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Drama major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.   

English and Creative Writing

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Film, Media & Cultural Studies

Those completing their major in Film, Media and Cultural Studies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:

  • Advanced social research skills: In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research, including the capacity to collect, organize, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical thought and informed decision-making: The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills: The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills: Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity: An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice. An appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to those majoring in Film, Media and Cultural Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.

French

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German

Sample Jobs

The following list provides example jobs for the German major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require more than an Arts degree.

History

Sample Jobs

Common Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in History. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Human Geography and the Environment

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Japanese Studies

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Japanese Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Linguistics

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in linguistics. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Politics and International Relations

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Philosophy and Religion

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Philosophy and Religion. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Psychology Studies

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Psychology Studies/Psychology major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.  

Sociology and Anthropology

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates with a major in Sociology and Anthropology. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

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