As part of your studies, you have the option to specialise in:
- General Primary
- Early Childhood
- Disability Inclusion
- Physical Education and Sport
In all streams, you will be offered opportunities to study abroad through global work, exchange and study experiences, or to complete professional placements in a range of settings, so you can graduate classroom ready.
General Primary specialisation
This stream prepares you for a career in primary teaching, giving you a broad knowledge of education theory combined with professional experience. It provides you with globally transferable skills and a qualification that can lead you to practising as a teacher in Australia and overseas.
You will have the opportunity to participate in a range of innovative work integrated learning experiences within a variety of educational settings that integrate theory and practice. You will develop a broad knowledge of learning, teaching, curriculum and assessment, with expertise in either English/Literacy, Mathematics/Numeracy or STEM.
Early Childhood specialisation
This stream offers you a Birth-12 qualification allowing you to work in a diverse range of primary and early childhood contexts, both locally and internationally. These include primary schools, early learning centres in schools, kindergartens, childcare centres, industry and government sectors. It prepares you for the dynamic and challenging world of education.
You will undertake a series of work integrated learning experiences in schools, early childhood and other educational settings throughout the program.
Disability Inclusion specialisation
This stream prepares you to teach learners with special needs, whether in specialist disability settings or in mainstream schools. You will develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities to work proactively with learners with disabilities, their families and other professionals in educational settings.
You will undertake a series of work integrated learning experiences and placements in schools, disability and other educational settings throughout the program, particularly in relation to the special education sector.
Physical Education and sport specialisation
This stream is designed to develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities to work actively with learners in the classroom and on the sporting field through a combination of theoretical knowledge and professional experience. It will prepare you for classroom teaching and/or teaching health, physical and sports education in educational settings.
On completion of the program you will be a professional practitioner within the field of education, possessing a broad knowledge of learning, teaching, curriculum and assessment as well as specialist knowledge and expertise in Primary Physical Education and Sport.