48 months
31000 AUD/year
7165 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education (Early Childhood) - Special Education degree from Flinders University provides up-to-date knowledge about contemporary issues in disability, child development and learning. 

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Why study Education (Early Childhood) - Special Education degree from Flinders University  

  • Qualify to teach children from birth to eight years
  • Combine in-depth study of early childhood education with studies in special and inclusive education
  • Get work-ready with supervised professional experience in childcare, preschool and junior primary settings
  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge about education services that provide for young children with diverse needs and their families
  • Gain the skills employers are seeking with our nationally and internationally recognised transformative curriculum

Your career

Although the majority of graduates seek employment as teachers in the public or private sector, some follow other pathways. These include employment as tutors, language and numeracy teachers or leaders.

Potential occupations include:

  • early childhood teacher
  • special education teacher
  • youth and children’s support officer
  • literacy/numeracy teacher/leader
  • tutor.

Potential employers include:

  • childcare centres
  • kindergartens
  • early learning centres
  • junior primary schools
  • special education settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and Professional Communication  
  • Teaching and Educational Contexts  
  • Play, Learning and Development  
  • Special Education  
  • Professional Experience: Year 1 (Early Childhood) 
  • Students with Learning and Behavioural Difficulties  
  • Number and Algebra in Inclusive Classrooms 
  • Language Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0100835 

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7165 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7165 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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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