Bachelor of Education Courses

If teaching is your dream, you’ll get the chance to make a huge difference to the lives of young people. You’ll shape minds, inspire ambition and impact the future.

Our Bachelor of Education courses are innovative, inquiry-based and future-focused. They will equip you with the skills and practical experience to become not only an excellent teacher, but a confident, engaged global citizen, who acts with impact and with empathy. Whether you’re interested in early childhood, primary, secondary or special education – we have the degree to get you there.

 

Why study a Bachelor of Education at ACU?

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Your choice of schools

All our courses allow you to teach in government, independent, and Catholic and other faith-based schools.

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Practical experience

Gain between 80 – 110 days of professional experience during your degree.

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Employment opportunities

96% of our teaching students are employed within four months of graduating4.

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Strong job outcomes

ACU is first in Australia for graduate employment1.

Our courses

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Our Bachelor of Education courses are flexible to meet your needs and interests for your future career. Depending on your choice of specialisation, our courses give you the option to pick a pathway into a range of school settings and specialist teacher roles.

You can choose the:

You can also choose to pair the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) with other degrees, so you will graduate with a double degree as a qualified specialist teacher in your chosen discipline. Pair your education degree with: 

A career that inspires future generations

By studying one of our Bachelor of Education courses, you’ll be gaining the skills to help children and young people reach their full potential.

Teachers are also in demand, with very strong or strong job growth predicted over the next five years for early childhood, primary and secondary school teachers3. Plus, ACU graduates get jobs and are well regarded by employers. At ACU, 96 per cent of our teaching students are employed within four months of graduating. In Australia, we’re first for graduate employment1 and for graduate employer satisfaction3.

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Career outlook

96% of our teaching students are employed within four months of graduating4
5 years of strong or very strong job growth predicted for early childhood, primary and secondary school teachers3



You could be a…

  • Early childhood teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Education policy developer
  • Curriculum leader
  • Primary school teacher
  • Education consultant
  • Learning designer
  • Special needs educator
 
Why study IT at ACU?

Find your place in a place that cares.

We care about you

Join a supportive environment with a range of student services where you’re encouraged to thrive.

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Study abroad

We’ve got more than 200 partners on six continents, community engagement opportunities around the globe, and a campus in Rome, Italy.

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Get a scholarship

We offer nearly 400 scholarship opportunities for new and current students to help you during your studies.

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Find a pathway

We have a range of admissions pathways to help you into your dream course.

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“During my placement at a local high school, I learnt so much about the teaching profession and I came to understand how much work a teacher has to put in to run an effective lesson. I also learnt the impact teachers can have on their students, in particular the ones with special needs. Enabling them to have every opportunity to achieve their very best in the classroom is such a fulfilling and important role.”

Samuel
Education and arts student

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  1. Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal 2020, full-time employment
  2. Undergraduate cohort, Employer Satisfaction Survey 2019
  3. Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business data
  4. 2019 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey, domestic undergraduate, overall employed four months after graduating

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