Bachelor of Primary Education (Religious Education)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
As one of the universities in Australia recognised for producing 'job-ready' graduates, Notre Dame's Bachelor of Primary Education (Religious Education) provides the perfect pathway to teach in primary schools throughout New South Wales. Whether you're hoping to work in a government, an independent or Catholic school, The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to supporting you in achieving your goal.
The Primary Education (Religious Education) degree at Notre Dame provides students with:
comprehensive integration of professional experience and theoretical understanding
strong foundations in contextual course work that is contemporary, research based and reflects best practice pedagogy, including in religious education
critically reflective practice to better understand and analyse themselves as teachers
Students i study will include:
a suite of units in Theology and Religious Education which lead to accreditation to teach in Catholic schools
ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)
Academic Literacies
All Key Learning Areas K - 6 (History, Geography, PDHPE, English, Mathematics, Science and Creative Arts)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies
Inclusive Education
EAL/D (English as an Additional Language or Dialect)
Career Opportunities
Graduates of Notre Dame is Bachelor of Primary Education (Religious Education) will be accredited with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) - formerly known as BOSTES. Graduates find employment in Catholic, independent and government schools and currently experience a high rate of employment success. (82% as reported in the 2016 QILT survey).


Which department am I in? School of Education

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification from a Registered Training Organization (RTO); Successful completed units from other tertiary institutions; Physiotherapy and Law courses require at least one year of an undergraduate degree course with 65% or above average pass marks or minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; CAE/CPE: 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants are able to be considered for a place in a teaching degree if they meet the requirements in either A) or B) below.
A) School leavers who have three Band 5s in the HSC, one of which must be English* (or equivalent for IB).
B) School Leavers:
ATAR of 70 (Indicative only). Must have been obtained within the last five years; or
IB of 25+ (Indicative only). Must have been obtained within the last five years.
Post School Leaver/Mature Age Applicants:
Other University Studies - Notre Dame will consider applicants who have successfully completed a minimum four units within a Bachelor is Degree from another University; or
Successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma level qualification or higher in a relevant area from a recognised Registered Training organisation (RTO); or
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) - This option is only available for applicants who are over 20 years of age as at 1 March in the year of admission. A score of 150 for both the Multiple
Choice component and the Written English component is required. STAT results are valid for five years; or
Successful completion of the Notre Dame Tertiary Pathway Program or Foundation Year.
English language requirement:
IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 8.0 (7.0)

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Monash University offers below pathways courses for this subject Monash University Foundation Year - Intensive
Diploma of Arts
Monash University Foundation Year - Extended
Monash University Foundation Year - Standard
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from The Gordon
Box Hill Institute
Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
Monash College

Full Time (4 years)

A$28,772.00 (US$ 22,505) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018, 18 February 2019, 29 July 2019

Sydney Campus 140 Broadway, Chippendale, BROADWAY, New South Wales, 2007, SYDNEY, Australia