Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 4 years full-time (or equivalent part-time)
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Advanced Diploma
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Education double degrees

Course overview

The Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of General Science will provide you with the background and skills necessary to teach in primary schools, from reception to year seven, with confidence and competence.

This course also allows you to specialise in two broad science areas together with science electives. This will enable you to build up knowledge and skills across science disciplines at a much broader level suitable for teaching science within a primary school context.

As a student in the course, you are required to be available full-time to undertake professional experiences in a range of diverse educational contexts. Requirements of professional experience include obtaining a child related employment screening.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Education/General Science at Flinders? 

The Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/General Science at Flinders:

  • Enables you to use your passion for science to teach in a primary school environment.
  • Prepares you to become an effective, skilled primary school teacher in four years.

Professional recognition/membership

Successful completion of this program provides a recognised academic qualification which will enable graduates to apply for teacher registration in South Australia and some overseas countries.

Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility for registration by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration and regulatory authorities.

Applicants are advised to check registration requirements as they are subject to change.

Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234061
Mid year entry: No 
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2018: $8,578

International students
CRICOS code: 088515A
Mid year entry: No
Applications: How to apply
Annual fees: 2018: $25,100
2019: $27,100




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information. 

Further study options 

Refer to Postgraduate courses - Education.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of General Science (PDF 246KB)
International students
International course guides