Bachelor of Primary Education (STeM)

University of Canberra

This exciting four-year degree allows students to gain a qualification as a primary school teacher with a specialisation in the innovative fields of science, mathematics and technologies. Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of the educational theories and teaching skills required in today's primary school classrooms, as well as a solid understanding of the national primary school literacy and numeracy curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 6. On top of becoming a confident teacher of English, humanities and social sciences, and health and physical education for children aged five to 12, students will develop a focused comprehension of the in-demand subjects of science, technologies and maths. From year two of studies, students will take a range of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) units which are taught on-site in primary schools, culminating in a specific Science Education Internship in their final year.

Course Fee:

International: $114,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.5 with no band score below 7.0 and a score of not less than 8.0 in both speaking and listening.


96 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Educational studies; Pedagogy and practice; Science, technology and mathematics education

Further information:

Students must obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check before their first placement.


This course is registered by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and recognised as a teaching qualification throughout Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 53.6 Yes Part time
Canberra 53.6 Yes Full time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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