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Early Childhood and Care - 0-8 years, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Early Childhood and Care - 0-8 years degree at The University of Notre Dame Australia provides you with a qualification to work with young children in both childcare and school settings.

Have you always had a special interest in the care and education of young children? Can you imagine the joy that comes with helping a child’s learning and development? If so, the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Care: 0-8 Years) is the ideal degree for you.

Key facts:

This highly-structured and intensive program qualifies you to work with children from birth to eight years, in both childcare and school settings. Designed to be completed over four years of full-time study, the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Care: 0-8 Years) is a perfect combination of theory and practice. 

The program covers traditional subjects such as English, Mathematics and the Humanities plus special early childhood education courses such as Play and Pedagogy. In addition, you will be required to undertake 32 weeks of practical experience in a range of childcare and classroom settings.  A unique feature is that this practicum experience directly counts towards your degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    800 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Literacy Skills for Education Studies
  • Introduction to ICT for Teachers
  • Child Development 0-8 Years
  • Introduction to Teaching and the Curriculum Framework
  • English 1: Functional Literacy
  • Creating Learning Environments 0-8 Years
  • Visual Art: 0-8 Years

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 073159F
  • Indicative ATAR of 70 with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)OR
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24

 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30880 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16955 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16955 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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