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Education (Early Childhood Teaching), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
Why study the Education (Early Childhood Teaching) offered at  University of New England  ?Students with above average grades are encouraged to undertake a fourth year of advance study in their specialised stream, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Economics with Honours.
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Career Opportunities

This Education (Early Childhood Teaching) offered at  University of New England  course provides a broad and flexible educational preparation for a range of professional, business-related careers in private and public enterprises. The range of career options depends on the major chosen, but given we offer a number of majors, students will be able to explore several career paths. Our recent graduates have held key positions in commercial and investment banks, economic advisors to the government, and management trainee across a range of industries.

Knowledge of a Discipline

Students develop advanced knowledge in the areas of economics and econometrics through lectures, tutorials, readings, online activites, practical experience and interaction with unit coordinators. This course emphasises the use and application of economic knowledge and skills in regional, national and international contexts. This global perspective is important in understanding issues confronting economists in a continuously changing environment. Knowledge will be assessed through a variety of assessment tasks such as assignments, examinations and report writing.

Communication Skills

Communication skills are essential in this course and students will develop both written and oral competency. These communication skills will be taught, practised and assessed in numerous activities including written assignments, report writing based on professional workplace experience, oral presentations, in-class and online discussions.

Problem Solving

Students will combine discipline knowledge with information literacy skills to develop their adeptness in being able to apply critical thinking to identify problems and to formulate solutions, particularly through the application of advanced discipline knowledge to real-world issues.

Information Literacy

Students will use various forms of media to obtain information and data for written assignments and other assessment tasks. Students will be able to use, critically analyse, interpret, construct and communicate economic and quantitative data, with an emphasis on economic decision making and policy applications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Research Methods 
  • Advanced Microeconomics 
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 016028A

A candidate shall have:

  • (a) fulfilled the requirements for the AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Economics at the University of New England; and
  • (b) completed units with an ECON and/or QM and/or GEPL prefix to the value of at least 24 credit points at 300 level; and
  • (c) passed units with an ECON and/or QM and/or GEPL prefix to the value of at least 36 credit points at 200 level or above at Credit level or better;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26880 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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