Primary Teaching

Primary teaching at UQ

As a primary school teacher, you will encourage children’s curiosity and inspire their inquisitive minds.  Choose from either the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or the Master of Education (Primary), with both programs providing you with the high-level academic knowledge and professional skills necessary to foster children’s learning and development from Prep (the first year of school) through to Year 6.

These programs draw on the latest educational research in combining university study with practical school-based learning, ensuring graduates are well-equipped to meet the challenges of a teaching career.

Blue Card required

To do any kind of work with children in Queensland you need a current Blue Card issued by the Queensland Government. To be allowed to go on prac (be placed in a school) therefore, you need a current card issued via or linked to the UQ School of Education. If you are not eligible for a Blue Card or are unwilling to submit to the vetting process you cannot complete the requirements of these programs. Find out more about Blue Cards here.