Bachelor On Campus Online

Early Childhood Education and Leadership

Victoria University

48 months
27400 AUD/year
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The Early Childhood Education and Leadership at Victoria University will teach you how to teach children in early childhood, from birth to five years old, and understand the transition to school through a mix of curriculum, learning and pedagogical theory.


About Early Childhood Education and Leadership at Victoria University

Early Childhood Education and Leadership from Victoria University helps you become an in-demand early-childhood teacher with well-developed leadership skills.

You will study units that foreground Aboriginal perspectives and focus on a range of aspects, including:

  • play
  • psychology and child development
  • history and philosophy of early childhood
  • sociological constructions of the child
  • family, community and international contexts
  • teaching pedagogies
  • education and curriculum studies
  • leadership and policy in early childhood
  • early childhood professional practice.
  • leadership.


With an early childhood education degree from VU, you'll be job-ready before you graduate thanks to the extensive experience you'll gain in early childhood settings. You’ll be ready to work as an early childhood teacher throughout Australia, and progress professionally according to your ambitions and aptitude.

Graduates can find employment in:

  • public or private kindergarten
  • long day care centre
  • early childhood centre in Australia
  • policy development with government bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reconciling Australian Humanities Education
  • Personal and Professional Learning
  • Human Development, Sustainability and Wellbeing
  • Creativity and the Arts in Education
  • Playing with Play
  • Professional Understandings of Quality frameworks in Early Childhood
  • Educational Programs and Practice
  • Safe, Secure and Supportive Relationships and Environments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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We are currently accepting applications for this course.


384 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 105139H
  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English (or equivalent).


  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
  • IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score or 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13700 AUD per semester during 48 months.

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full fee-paying place

Paying national: $17,354 per year

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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