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The Education (Early Childhood) - Arts course from Flinders University is taken as a double degree with a Bachelor of Arts, providing a comprehensive, liberal education for all new teachers.  

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By taknig the Education (Early Childhood) - Arts course from Flinders University you will learn to combine your theoretical knowledge with your curriculum studies and put them to practical use in a variety of work placements.

Why study Early Childhood Education / Arts at Flinders

  • Qualify to teach children from birth to eight years in childcare, preschool and the early years of school
  • Get work-ready with a valuable 95 days of placement in childcare, preschools and primary schools
  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge about young children, their families and the community services that provide for their care and education
  • Gain the skills employers are seeking with our nationally and internationally recognised transformative curriculum
  • Combine in-depth study of early childhood education with studies in the arts

Your career

Although the majority of education graduates go on to employment as teachers in the public or private sector, some choose to follow other pathways.

Potential occupations include:

  • early childhood teacher
  • youth and children’s support officer
  • language literacy and numeracy teacher/assessor.

Potential employers include:

  • childcare centres
  • kindergartens 
  • early learning centres
  • junior primary schools
  • government education departments
  • government and private industry settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Educational Contexts  
  • Play, Learning and Development  
  • Professional Experience: Year 1 (Early Childhood)
  • The Expressive Arts in Early Childhood  
  • Teaching Indigenous Australian Students  
  • Literacy and Numeracy: Birth-4 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 00114A

  • The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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