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Associate Degree in Education (Primary) (exit Only)

Approved Abbreviation: AssocDegEd(Primary)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1877.1

AQF Level: 6

Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.

The Associate Degree in Education (Primary) is an exit course only. Applicants apply to 1876 Bachelor of Education (Primary) and exit with the Associate Degree award on successful completion of 160 credit points.

1876 - Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

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Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above


This course is an early exit point only.

Students enrol in 1876 Bachelor of Education (Primary) and exit with the Associate Degree in Education (Primary).

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points including the units listed below.

Year 1

102629Sociology for Educators
102794Literacy and Numeracy for Educators
102209Scientific Discovery and Invention
102821Scientist, Artist, Teacher
102795Exploring Patterns and Relationships in Mathematics
102636Educational Psychology
102796Teachers as Change Makers


Year 2 units

102646Language and Literacy in the Early Years
102641Numeracy and Mathematics in the Early Years
102637Being a Teacher
102639Primary Professional Experience 1: Working in Classrooms
102820History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship in the Primary Years
102645Engaging with Children, Families, Colleagues and Communities
102643Pedagogy and Praxis for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
102644Science and Technology in the Primary Years

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