Study a double degree in primary and early childhood teaching and graduate with a diverse skill set that will enhance your teaching expertise.

Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) / Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies

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Study teaching degrees at the University of Newcastle

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

The early years of any child's life are crucial to their later development - emotionally, educationally and physically. To be entrusted with teaching and caring for young children is an enormous responsibility but also a great privilege. As an early childhood teacher you will enjoy a truly rewarding professional career where you can really make a difference.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)/Bachelor of Early Childhood at the University of Newcastle creates graduates who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in primary and early childhood teaching. 

Our Bachelor of Teaching graduates are inspirational teachers that have the capability to act professionally, ethically and effectively in primary and early childhood 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 lives, a teaching degree will lead you to a truly rewarding career. 

The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)/Bachelor of Early Childhood degree is accredited by the NSW Institute of Teachers and the Early Childhood Education & Care Directorate of the NSW Department of Education and Communities. Graduates can pursue employment as primary and early childhood teachers in and beyond the New South Wales (NSW) Government, Catholic, and Independent school sectors.

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