Bachelor Programs in Early Childhood Education

Compare 34 Bachelor Programs in Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Students prepared to pursue a challenging and worthwhile bachelor’s degree may choose to complete a program with an emphasis in early childhood education. Students who pursue such a degree often display natural tendencies for working with young children of all different backgrounds.

For students with an interest in working with young children from infancy to preschool age, a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education may be a perfect fit. So what is a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education?  Many of these programs focus on the development of children from birth up to eight years old. Learning how to teach, influence, and care for young children can be both challenging and rewarding and may be one of the most important jobs for shaping the future of the next generation. While some of these programs focus primarily on educational childcare, others put more emphasis on the health and development of children in their early life stages.

Gaining an understanding of the crucial development and learning a child goes through in the first stages of life can prepare you for a career working with young children. As you understand how to help and influence children you can better understand how to build a solid foundation of health, learning, and trust in their youngest and most impactful years.

Because bachelor programs within the early childhood emphasis vary greatly depending on the school and region, the cost of a degree program can vary greatly from one place to another. Prospective students can get a better estimate of their program cost by working directly with the financial departments of the schools in which they have the most interest.

Upon program completion, graduates may find themselves with several related career options. Many graduates who focus on educational methods for teaching young children pursue work as preschool teachers or administrators. Other common career opportunities may lie in childcare services for primary-aged children.

As you look to enhance your teaching skills and prepare for a successful career working with young children, a degree program may help you get one step closer to achieving your dreams. To begin coursework at your earliest availability, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Meppel Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Do you enjoy working with children, do you like to lead by example and would you like to contribute to children’s education? If this sounds just like you, and if you also like the idea of working in an international environment, enrolling in ITEPS may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! Outstanding job prospects, with the demand for primary teachers in the Netherlands and international schools set to increase from 2016. You will be trained to teach at international schools throughout the world. Perfectly prepared for a competative jobmarket. Classes with a high level of personal attention. Extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond. Career On completing the International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS) programme, you will be a fully qualified primary school teacher to teach in Dutch and international schools and may choose to work in education, but you will find that your degree is also a highly valued commodity in a range of other fields. Inspiring job Your job as a teacher will be as inspiring and creative as any job can be, but of course it also comes with its share of responsibilities. You will learn how to apply your professional skills and knowledge to support children of different ages, nationalities and cultures and with different sets of talents. You will be expected to work independently, as well as alongside parents, your colleagues and other education professionals. Careers Careers open to you after graduation include: International... [-]

Bachelor of Education - Early childhood/primary

Avondale College of Higher Education
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)(Birth – 12 Years) degree is designed to provide Early Childhood qualifications in the context of Christian values. This degree not only prepares students to enter the teaching profession in an early childhood centre, preschool or infant school, but also prepares students to be responsible and ethical leaders in an age where children need positive Christian role models. [+]

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)(Birth – 12 Years) degree is designed to provide Early Childhood qualifications in the context of Christian values. This degree not only prepares students to enter the teaching profession in an early childhood centre, preschool or infant school, but also prepares students to be responsible and ethical leaders in an age where children need positive Christian role models. Duration Four years full-time or equivalent part-time Mode of Delivery On campus (Lake Macquarie) Distance Education Accreditation The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)(Birth – 12 Years) degree is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES), and the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority(ACECQA). The CRICOS registration number for the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)(Birth – 12 Years) degree is: 083264M English Language Proficiency Requirement for Teachers in NSW International students require an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of at least 8.0 for speaking and listening prior to being employed as graduate teachers in New South Wales. Careers Graduates of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary)(Birth – 12 Years) course can seek employment in the following areas: Long day care centres as room leaders, early childhood centre supervisors, and authorised supervisors (after one year of teaching experience) Teaching in state government pre-schools Teaching in pre-kindergarten school settings Infant teaching (kindergarten–year 2) in school settings Postgraduate study will lead teachers into Early Intervention and Special Education environments [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene + 1 more

The Social Science Division offers courses about people, their social and cultural heritage, and their behavior. These subjects are important to being successful in any profession or vocation, and they contribute to the quality of our lives. [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. The Social Science Division offers courses about people, their social and cultural heritage, and their behavior. These subjects are important to being successful in any profession or vocation, and they contribute to the quality of our lives. Most Social Science classes may be applied toward baccalaureate majors in American studies, anthropology, community service, education, ethnic studies, general social science, geography, history, law, law enforcement, corrections, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, religious studies, and sociology. The divsion offers these professional/technical programs: Criminal Justice, Community Service, and Juvenile Corrections. Academic Programs Anthropology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Ethnic Studies Geography History Human Services Humanities Philosophy/Religion Political Science Psychology Sociology Women's Studies [-]

Bachelor of Education in Pre-Primary Education

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The general aim of the programme is to prepare pre-primary teachers for teaching children between the ages 3 and 6. This means that the candidate teacher should acquire the necessary knowledge and skills and at the same time, plan his/her attitudes that will enable him/her on the one hand, to organize the proper student environment for the cognitive development of children between the ages of 3-6, and on the other hand, to help their development in the social, emotional and moral field. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Education in Pre-Primary Education Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: The options for the mode of study are: full-time or part-time. Minimum Credits: 135 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The general aim of the programme is to prepare pre-primary teachers for teaching children between the ages 3 and 6. This means that the candidate teacher should acquire the necessary knowledge and skills and at the same time, plan his/her attitudes that will enable him/her on the one hand, to organize the proper student environment for the cognitive development of children between the ages of 3-6, and on the other hand, to help their development in the social, emotional and moral field. Both the content of the lessons as well as their methodology aim at leading the reflective teacher- educator who is capable of rethinking and self-judging his/her decisions and who has the ability and disposition for corrective action. Career Prospects: The graduates of this programme will be employed in Public and Private Pre-primary Schools Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree). Graduation Requirements The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required. Learning Outcomes On completion of... [-]

Bachelor of Teaching

The University of Waikato
Campus or Online Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

Teaching at the University of Waikato is a qualification that sets you up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world. [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Bachelor of Teaching Teaching at the University of Waikato is a qualification that sets you up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world. Teachers are influential community members, making a difference to young people and their learning, knowledge and skill acquisition. They play a major role in helping their students develop their independence and success in their lives. As a graduate of this programme you will be among the best prepared teaching graduates and highly regarded by education employers, within NZ and overseas. You'll have the understanding, skills and academic requirements to be an early childhood, primary or secondary teacher. You'll be eligible to apply for a provisional practicing certificate, and after two years of full time teaching be granted a full practicing certificate with the New Zealand Education Council. 82% of recent teaching graduates are in employment. At the University of Waikato: We consistently place in the top 100 for education in the international QS subject rankings, which assesses more than 800 universities across the world. Our staff are dedicated to inspiring the next generation of teachers and improving classroom practice and conducting research inquiry of their own in their specialist areas. We have: 50+ years of teacher education a wide variety of programmes a small student to staff ratio school experience from the first day of your degree, right through until your final year Strong partnerships... [-]

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Sarasota

With an Elementary Education degree from USF Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela Program Overview With an Elementary Education degree from USF Sarasota-Manatee, undergraduate students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse student learners through arts integration instructional strategies and English as a Second Language (ESOL) Endorsement. The Elementary Education Program is a nationally and regionally-accredited program with a curriculum that is current, research-based, and follows national requirements, state standards and best practices. USFSM’s smaller class sizes allow teacher candidates to receive a superior education from faculty, providing comprehensive training and expertise through the most relevant research and innovative teaching methods. An Elementary Education degree from USFSM will equip students with unique and applicable skills that are widely recognized within the field. The School of Education’s Center for Partnerships for Arts-Integrated Teaching (PAInT) is now the state’s official resource for arts-integrated instruction, a teaching method in which the arts are woven into academic lessons to help students understand and retain academic material. Is the Elementary Education Program Right for You? Do you love collaborating with others? Are you inspired by working with children and are committed to their success? Do you feel passionate about guiding and mentoring young minds? If so, a career in Elementary Education may be the right career path for you! Teachers are motivated to learn, lead and inspire future generations in addition to transforming the educational field. They feel committed to cultivating the success of younger... [-]

Bachelor of Education

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

Complete six field internships before you student teach (each 10 weeks or 12 weeks) totaling 360 hours in real classrooms. In each of these six semesters, you will spend one full day each week (Tuesday) in your internship school. [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Programs* Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Early Childhood (P-3) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Content Area Specialization (5-8) Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Language Arts Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Mathematics Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Biology Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Earth Science Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Social Studies Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Visual Arts Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Music *All School of Education undergraduate students must additionally fulfill the requirements of a co-major in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art or music. Points of Interest Complete six field internships before you student teach (each 10 weeks or 12 weeks) totaling 360 hours in real classrooms. In each of these six semesters, you will spend one full day each week (Tuesday) in your internship school: Freshman Year - Catholic school placement Sophomore Year - Special Education placement (one semester) and an urban placement (one semester) Junior & Senior Years - Placements at the level/area of your chosen specialization Students are involved with tutoring in local schools, some as volunteers and some receive work/study funding. Praxis review sessions are held each semester to help students prepare for these challenging exams, which lead to teaching certification. An eight-week online Praxis prep course is also required. Several students have been named as New Jersey Distinguished Student Teachers,... [-]

Master Degree In Early Childhood Education

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Faculty of Education aims to train teachers a vocation taking into account scientific and technological changes, the gradual opening up to Europe, the faith-culture dialogue and coexistence of different cultures in the same community. [+]

The Faculty of Education aims to train teachers a vocation taking into account scientific and technological changes, the gradual opening up to Europe, the faith-culture dialogue and coexistence of different cultures in the same community. Curriculum 1 Anthropology General teaching Values ​​and Education for Democratic Coexistence Developmental Psychology in the School Age Theories, Educational Institutions and Organization Center Social Sciences and Teaching Done Religious and Christian Faith ICT in the Education Linguistics Educational Psychology in the School Age 2 Development of Oral and Written Language English Introduction to Practicum: School Organisation Methodology of Educational Research and Innovation Educational and Mentoring Science, Culture and Society Learning Disabilities and Developmental Disorders Introduction to Practicum: Educational Community and Social Environment Society, Culture and Education Christian vision of man and society 3 Early Childhood Education and Primary Prevention Attention to students with NEAE I Knowledge of Social Environment and Natural Development of Plastic Expression Teaching English in Early Childhood Education Development of Musical Expression Body expression Practicum I: Interaction and Communication Processes in the Classroom Practicum I: External School Practices in Early Childhood Education Child health 4 Attention to students with NEAE II Math Skills Development Teaching Skills in Early Childhood Education Innovation and Educational Projects in Early Childhood Education Practicum II: Specific External Practices in Early Childhood Education Children's literature Practicum II: Integration, Participation and Analysis of Specific Practices in Preschool Education. Practicum II: Proposals for Improvement Center Final Project Oral Language Disorders Application procedure: Fill in the online form (accessible from www.upsa.es).... [-]

Transfer Bachelor of Education in Childhood and Family Studies

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Coos Bay

The Associate of Science Childhood Education and Family Studies Emphasis degree leads to a baccalaureate degree in human development, early childhood education or social science with a certificate in early childhood education. [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. The Associate of Science Childhood Education and Family Studies Emphasis degree leads to a baccalaureate degree in human development, early childhood education or social science with a certificate in early childhood education. Students may petition for adjustments in the Southwestern AS degree if course requirements are met for the first two years of any regionally accredited four-year institution offering a degree in education, early childhood education, family studies, human or child development. Eastern Oregon University distance education degree of liberal studies with an early childhood education emphasis articulates with SWOCC's AS degree. The AS degree is also articulated with Portland State University through their external degree program. All coursework specific to childhood education and family studies degrees and certificates is offered online through Southwestern’s online platform. Both the AS with an emphasis in childhood education and family studies and our AAS in Childhood Education and Family Studies are now accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation program. PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of this program the student will have knowledge and skills in the following Standards: 1. Promoting Child Development and Learning Students develop and use their understanding of child development – including young children's unique characteristics and needs, and the multiple interacting influences on children's development and learning – to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for each child. Key elements of Outcome 1; 1a: Describe young children's diverse... [-]

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years November 2017 Singapore

Teaching can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers. The School of Education at JCU offers world-class teacher education. JCU offers excellent support for teaching students including accessible teaching staff, micro teaching and computer laboratories and excellent library and research resources. [+]

Teaching can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers. The School of Education at JCU offers world-class teacher education. JCU offers excellent support for teaching students including accessible teaching staff, micro teaching and computer laboratories and excellent library and research resources. Our Bachelor of Education is an Australian approved teacher education program. As a JCU Education graduate, you will have the skills and qualifications to seek employment across Australia, Singapore* and beyond. Early childhood is a highly specialised field that focuses on the education of children from birth to age 8 with a special focus on Kindergarten, Prep and Years 1-3. *Based on the current programme outline, graduates from this programme would meet the Early Childhood Development Agency’s professional qualification requirements for teacher certification. Subjects Level 1 Foundations of Education Foundations of Language and Literacy in Education Foundations of Educational Psychology Foundations of Sustainability in Education Foundations of Mathematics and Numeracy in Education Indigenous Australians: Survival, Identity and Cultural Diversity Technologies for Early Childhood Education Level 2 Second Year Professional Experience Teaching for Learning 1 Education for Cultural Diversity Health and Physical Education for Early Childhood Early Childhood Mathematics and Numeracy 1 Early Childhood Language and Literacy 1 Early Childhood Education and Care 1 Technologies Across the Early Childhood Education Curriculum + any 1 of the following subjects: Effective Writing Introduction to Counselling Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology Level 3 Third Year Professional Experience Humanities and Social Science Education for Early Childhood Science Education for Early Childhood... [-]

+ Childhood Education Primary Education

Universidad CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2017 Spain Valencia + 1 more

General skills: Knowing the essential foundations of the human person and support the dignity of the person; Know and assimilate the anthropological foundations that sustain the great principles of educational work, especially those based in the Christian message; Analysis and synthesis of social realities and schools of thought that affect the historical development of mankind, which are based on the Christian message ... [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Early Childhood Education + Primary Education OFFICIAL TITLE: Double Degree in Early Childhood Education + Primary Education DURATION / ECTS: 5 year / 312 ECTS SEATS / CAMPUS: 80 / Moncada - Alfara; 80 / Elche; 80 / Castellon PLACE AT: Spanish LEARNING OUTCOMES general skills Knowing the essential foundations of the human person and support the dignity of the person. Know and assimilate the anthropological foundations that sustain the great principles of educational work, especially those that are based on the Christian message. Analysis and synthesis of social realities and schools of thought that affect the historical development of mankind, which are based on the Christian message. Knowing the guidance offered from Christian anthropology to social issues, and especially for everything that concerns the family and education. Analyze the complex world of social relationships that determine the destiny of man, trying to make sense of the existence and the mystery surrounding humanity. Analyze the various proposals and solutions given to social issues, emphasizing the social perspective of the Magisterium. critical awareness of the existence of a transcendence and his experience in the religious event. systematic knowledge of religion in various cultures as well as their social, ethical and cultural influence. Awareness of and respect for religions of other cultures. Ability to identify and understand the meaning of religious language as a way of expressing the inexpressible. critical awareness of the inextricable relationship between belief and praxis. Knowledge of the centrality of the figure of... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the foundation phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. [+]

The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the foundation phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. The programme focuses specifically on child development, literacy, numeracy (mathematics) and the knowledge that underpins life skills. Outcomes of the programme Students who complete this programme will be able to: Teach the foundation phase curriculum (numeracy, literacy and life-skills)proficiently Use advanced literacy skills for teaching Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Identify and address barriers to learning in the early years of schooling Teach literacy in English and Sotho or IsiZulu (as first language and additional language). Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it relates to teaching conduct. Admission requirements A valid National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission for degree purposes. Minimum APS 26 Excluding Life Orientation English as a home language 5 (60%+) or English as a first or second additional language 6 (70%+) Admission Requirements: National Certificate (Vocational) (NVC) Subject to institutional admission requirements, the minimum admission requirement to Bachelor’s degree programme is a National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 issued by Council for General and Further Education and Training. The minimum legislative requirements for admission to a Bachelors’ degree include the achievement... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (B.Ed)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Bachelor of Education (BEd.) Primary is a programme designed for teachers who wish to sharpen their teaching competencies in the area of primary education. The programme offers the flexibility of both full- time and part time studies and emphasizes the methodological aspects of the related subject areas which seek to bolster the years of experience garnered by classroom teachers... [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (B.Ed) The Bachelor of Education (BEd.) Primary is a programme designed for teachers who wish to sharpen their teaching competencies in the area of primary education. The programme offers the flexibility of both full- time and part time studies and emphasizes the methodological aspects of the related subject areas which seek to bolster the years of experience garnered by classroom teachers. Key Facts 2 year completion: For persons with a recognised diploma or associate degree in the discipline – (60 credits minimum) 4 year full time/Part time: For all other candidates – (120credits minimum) Core Courses Childrens Literature Communication Skills Religious Studies Fundamentals of Guidance and Counselling Information Technology Mathematics English Usage Early Childhood Education General Science Spanish Instructional Technology Testing and Measurement Introduction to Psychology Principles of Teaching and Learning Effective Behaviour Management Visual Arts Philosophy of Education Curriculum Development Entry Requirements Persons with five (5) CSEC or GCE subjects, including English and Mathematics may gain entry to the full Bachelors degree. Career Opportunities Primary Education Teacher Ministry of Education worker Guidance Counsellor Lecturer Scholarships are available [-]

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5)

Hunter TAFE - Australia
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 Australia Newcastle

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) aims to develop early childhood teachers who can integrate theoretical knowledge into practical education and care skills in the workplace. [+]

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) aims to develop early childhood teachers who can integrate theoretical knowledge into practical education and care skills in the workplace. There is a strong, applied learning focus to this degree so that when you graduate, you'll be prepared to work with children in a variety of settings including long day care, preschool, integrated child and family services and early intervention services. The academic and theoretical content are supplemented by work experience which will allow you to apply what you've learned in a real world environment. You will study child development and pedagogical practices, ethics, diversity and social justice. During your work placement, you will have the opportunity to test your theoretical understanding in a real workplace. The four-year degree offers: Experience in the workplace. You'll complete eight separate professional experience placements throughout the program. These will be in the form of block placements for 5 days a week for 2 to 4 weeks in each semester of study. This will give you an outstanding opportunity to put the knowledge you have acquired into practice. A multidisciplinary approach. You'll gain practical skills with a strong theoretical underpinning. You'll reflect on your practical experiences as you learn. A supportive learning environment. Students will learn in small classes and enjoy learning from experienced, qualified teachers. TAFE NSW understands the learning needs of its students and has developed its teaching style accordingly. An industry-recognised qualification that will allow you to work as an early childhood... [-]

Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle) MBET

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 Australia Adelaide

The Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle) qualifies you to apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge in a range of contexts and with the professional capacities to be responsive to the changing and challenging demands of being educators of learners in the school years from Reception to Year 10 (with placements and curriculum courses aimed specifically to prepare teachers for Years 3 to Year 10). [+]

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. The Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle) qualifies you to apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge in a range of contexts and with the professional capacities to be responsive to the changing and challenging demands of being educators of learners in the school years from Reception to Year 10 (with placements and curriculum courses aimed specifically to prepare teachers for Years 3 to Year 10). UniSA is ranked in the World Top 150 for Education in the 2017 QS Subject Rankings. What will I study? The program is structured around four components; curriculum studies, professional experience, learning areas and education studies. Students participate in 80 days of professional experience placements in a range of school settings from middle primary to Year 10, which includes a placement in a secondary school. Placements are taken on a continuous full-time basis at designated times during the year as organised by the University in partnership with the schooling sectors. The primary and middle stream allows students to specialise in two of the eight Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) learning areas, which include the Arts (Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, or Visual Arts), English, Technologies (Food and Textiles, or Information and Communication), Mathematics, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences (History/Geography), Languages, and Science. Students can also undertake courses in Catholic studies or TESOL. Honours A one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program with an education focus is available. Students will be selected based on academic... [-]