Bachelor of Education - Primary Education (Honours)

University of Technology Sydney

This course prepares students to teach in schools from kindergarten to Year 6. It is a practice-oriented course that aims to produce high-quality graduates through an integrated program of the latest educational theory, along with professional experience every session in every year. This course is designed for students who want the benefit of extensive and diverse professional experience opportunities. It provides graduates with advanced knowledge of primary education and research. Graduates undertake a scholarly piece of work, working with an academic supervisor and representing the research community in educational settings. Students continually develop teaching competence throughout the entire degree by teaching what they learn in professional experience. Students study innovative teaching methods in the key learning areas and have a wide choice of electives in which to add depth of study in fields of interest. Students have the opportunity to undertake an international teaching practicum in China, Thailand or Samoa.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: City
Institution CRICOS: 00099F


  • Education-primary
  • Education-mathematics
  • Education-science and technology
  • Education-human society and its environment
  • Education-creative and practical arts
  • Education-personal development
  • Education-health and physical education
  • Education-English
  • Education music
  • Education-special

About us

We’re a young university, but we’re already making a name for ourselves. We’re the top young university in Australia, according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 2019 and the Times Higher Education Young University rankings 2018 – and we’re ranked #10 (QS) and #16 (THE) globally as well. Not bad for an institution that’s just 30 years old.

Ready for the world of work

We’re committed to hands-on practical learning – theory is great, but applying what you know is crucial to your success. Major projects, group work and real-life case studies are key to our practice-based approach, and they’ll give you skills you need to impress future employers.

How do we know what employers want? We ask them. We’ve put a lot of work into building extensive industry connections – 150 at last count – with organisations across a range of professional sectors. Our industry partners help us shape our course content. They also provide guest lectures, internships, scholarships and prizes. So, everything you study reflects the real world of work.  

Ready to step into the world of work? The UTS Careers Service can help. Attend free careers consultations, resume reviews and employment workshops, and take advantage of our services especially for international students. You can also access the student jobs board, industry career fairs and international alumni networks – everything you need to find the job of your dreams.

Life in a new city can be challenging – but we provide support services to help you along the way, many of which are free. Our student services include:

  • English language support
  • Study support
  • Career development
  • Confidential medical and counselling services
  • Sports organisations and facilities
  • Peer networking and peer support opportunities


One of the best ways to feel at home is to find somewhere to live. The UTS Housing Service can help you find housing on campus and private accommodation options in Sydney. Living in campus housing? Our Residential Networkers will support your safety and wellbeing, and get you involved in a huge range of social events as well.


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