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Charles Darwin University

Bachelor Of Education (primary Teaching) (wedp01)

  • Duration : Jul/Nov
  • Intake : Full Time- 4 year
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 25,440 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 60
  • PTE : 50

About this course

As a primary school teacher, you are vital to a student's learning process as you guide and develop their skills through the various key learning systems of education from the beginning of their school life.

The Bachelor of Education Primary prepares you to become a primary school teacher (Transition to Year 6/7). This course emphasizes:

Indigenous perspectives

School curriculum

Knowledge of contemporary approaches to issues in education such as inclusivity

Child and adolescent development

Promoting positive behavior

Improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom

Raising awareness of issues surrounding indigenous education

Developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in primary settings.

During this course, you will gain a combination of academic and practical experience.

When you graduate, you will possess levels of personal literacy and numeracy broadly equivalent to the top 30% of the population.

Students are encouraged to review the employer eligibility requirements as they can vary state to state.

Course Structure

This course comprises two common units, 22 core units, a choice of 5 specialist electives and 1 general elective unit and is responsive to the needs as articulated in the Australian Professional Standards for Graduating Teachers. The course comprises discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogical studies, general education studies and professional experience. In addition this course offers primary teaching specialisations, including English, languages, humanities and social sciences, science, technology and mathematics, health and PE, the Arts, and Indigenous Knowledges.

Charles Darwin University Highlights

Type Public
Campus setting Urban
Establishment year 2003
Location Darwin, Northern Territory
Number of campuses 5
Annual Endowment 301 Million AUD
Academic staff 580
Total students 20124
International students 17.5%
Graduate Employment 83.39%
Mode of program On campus/ Online/ Full time/ Part time

Charles Darwin University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

  • The cost of attendance for students at Charles Darwin University comprises the tuition fee per course and the cost of living.
  • The Department of Home Affairs has estimated the cost of living for an individual to study in Australia on student visa as 21,041 AUD.
  • The cost break up has been tabulated below for reference:
Program Tuition Fee per year
Bachelor’s degree 25,328 – 33,480 AUD
Master’s degree 28,104 - 34,680 AUD
Undergraduate associate degree 29,616 – 33,480 AUD
Undergraduate diploma 26,968 – 29,616 AUD
Graduate associate degree 25,328 – 28,104 AUD
Graduate diploma 32760 AUD
  • The cost of living might vary for students in Darwin and Sydney. An estimate for both locations is provided below for reference:
Expense Cost in Darwin (per week) Cost in Sydney (per week)
Food and groceries 80-280 AUD 80-280 AUD
Gas and electricity 35-140 AUD 35-140 AUD
Phone and Internet 20-55 AUD 20-55 AUD
Transportation 7 AUD 30-55 AUD
Car (if owned by students) 150-260 AUD 150-260 AUD
Entertainment expenses 80-150 AUD 80-150 AUD
Accommodation expenses 175-227.50 AUD 283-750 AUD

Charles Darwin University Application Process

To apply for admission to Charles Darwin University, international students must fulfill minimum eligibility criteria and submit proof of English language proficiency. The University provides International Pathway programs for students who do not meet the minimum language requirements.

How to Apply?

The process for international student admission to Charles Darwin University has been described below:

Application portal: Online Application or apply through an agent

Application fee: Not required

Admission Requirements: The following documents must be submitted along with the application for admission:

  • Completed application form
  • Certified copies of transcripts/ certificates with English translation (if required)
  • Copy of passport
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Scholarship application form
  • English language proficiency test scores: The minimum requirements for test scores are as follows:
Exam Minimum Requirements for undergraduates Minimum Requirements for graduates
IELTS Overall 6.0, no band less than 6.0 Overall 6.5, no band less than 6.0
TOEFL - IBT Overall 60, writing score 21 Overall 79, writing score 21
PTE 50 58
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 25,440


$ 25,440

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