Bachelor of Primary Education - Honours

University of South Australia

The Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) is one of UniSA's new education degrees offering honours with a difference. It focuses on students being ready-to-teach, with enhanced career opportunities, and the added benefit of graduating with an Honours. Students graduate skilled, confident and ready to pursue a teaching career in early childhood or primary education. Students can study at Mawson Lakes, Magill, Mount Gambier, Whyalla or online.

Course Fee:

International: $106,800

Entry Requirements:

Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR; OR complete secondary education equivalent to SACE; complete International Baccalaureate Diploma; complete or partially complete higher education program; complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above; complete a Diploma or above; qualify for special entry; complete a Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


144 units.

Subjects you can Study:

Curriculum Studies; Professional Experience; Education Studies; Primary Specialism - Arts; Design and Technology; English; Health and Physical Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Languages; Mathematics; Science.

Further information:

Students will be required to undertake a Child Related Employment Screening through the Department of Human Services and must also undertake mandatory training in Responding to Abuse and Neglect prior to the commencement of activities or placements. All students will be required to meet the required standard in the national Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) prior to graduation.


The initial teacher education qualification for the Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) meets the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia (the Board) qualification requirements for the purpose of teacher registration in South Australia and the requirements of the national approach to the Accreditation of Initial Teacher Education Programs in Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Related Careers:

Teacher - Primary,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Gambier No info Yes Full time 4 years
Magill No info Yes Online
Whyalla No info Yes Part time
Mawson Lakes No info Yes Full time 4 years
Mount Gambier No info Yes Online
Mount Gambier No info Yes Part time
Whyalla No info Yes Full time 4 years
Whyalla No info Yes Online
Magill No info Yes Part time
Magill No info Yes Full time 4 years
Mawson Lakes No info Yes Online
Mawson Lakes No info Yes Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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