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Overview

Focusing on Prep to Year 6, Primary Education at USQ offers you the opportunity to gain the unique knowledge and expertise needed to educate young learners across all key learning areas. You’ll begin your professional experience placements early in your studies, with opportunities to complete placements in a variety of Primary education settings including rural, remote and overseas locations. Access to additional professional activities and industry networking opportunities will also enhance your employability and job readiness. 

Postgraduate internship program

Want a chance to receive $20,000 to cover study expenses, a second-year paid internship on fulltime salary, and an offer of permanent employment upon graduation?

USQ is one of only two universities in Queensland to offer prospective students eligible for the Master of Learning and Teaching (Primary) the opportunity to apply for the government’s Turn to Teaching Internship Program. Find out if you can apply for this opportunity at the Department of Education website. Applications for the 2022 Turn to Teaching Internship Program are open until 31 October 2021.

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Constance

Postgraduate Education
At the age of 24 Constance Coverdale can just about count off the Master of Learning and Teaching as her third degree. In her third year of studying her now completed Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Connie began working as a Laboratory Technician at a local high school. From here, the decision to pursue education next became the obvious choice.
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