Study primary teaching and arts at the University of Newcastle and graduate with a diverse skill set that will enhance your teaching expertise.

Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) / Bachelor of Arts

Why study with us?

Study teaching at the University of Newcastle

Double your teaching prospects with a double degree in primary teaching and arts from the University of Newcastle. 

The School of Education at the University of Newcastle is the largest provider of on-campus initial teacher education in Australia.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)/Bachelor of Arts degree is committed to developing graduates who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in primary teaching.

Our graduates are inspirational teachers who have the capability to act professionally, ethically and effectively in primary classrooms. They are insightful scholars who actively engage in rational enquiry into curriculum, policy and practice, and they are innovative leaders that play a constructive role in public discourse on and beyond education.

If you have a passion for learning, a commitment to helping young people, and a desire to transform people's lives, a teaching degree will lead you to a truly rewarding career.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)/Bachelor of Arts degree will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers and can pursue employment as K-6 primary teachers in and beyond the New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.

What you will study