60 months
31000 AUD/year
3950 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If you are a high-achieving student who is sure of your choice of a teaching career, the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) program from Flinders University is designed to prepare you with the background and skills necessary to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence.   

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The Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) program from Flinders University equips you with all the practical and theoretical skills required to educate and nurture children from birth to eight years, and provides a comprehensive, liberal education for all new teachers.  

Why study Arts / Early Childhood Teaching at Flinders

  • Qualify to teach children from birth to eight years in childcare, preschool and the early years of school     
  • Undertake a valuable 95 days of professional experience placements 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
  • Recognised nationally and internationally for a 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:

  • Academic and Professional Communication  
  • Teaching and Educational Contexts  
  • Play, Learning and Development  
  • Professional Experience 
  • The Expressive Arts in Early Childhood   
  • Literacy and Numeracy: Birth-4  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 092437J  

  • 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 60 months.
  • National

    3950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3950 AUD per year during 60 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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