Our primary education courses prepare you for the challenge of nurturing young minds using the latest learning technologies and educational practices. 

During your primary education degree, you’ll learn the theory you need to engage primary school children in a range of subjects, and understand the psychology behind the latest and most innovative teaching techniques.

With on-the-job experience, a primary teaching course with us will prepare you to teach those in their crucial formative years.

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  • I re-discovered my passion for teaching whilst working in media. The first day flew by and I remember thinking ‘this is where I was always meant to be’. The lecturers create opportunities for us to build on our theory through interactive classes that have us creating lessons with our classmates. Swinburne’s course goes above and beyond.”

    Jessie , Bachelor of Education (Primary)

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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    How to become a teacher

    As a teacher, you have the opportunity to shape the minds of the next generation of Australians — making it an extremely rewarding career path. Learn how to become a teacher and succeed in the education industry.

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