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Education (Early Childhood)

Queensland University of Technology

48 months
31600 AUD/year
4000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education (Early Childhood) course at Queensland University of Technology is flexible and responsive to your needs.


The early years are a time of rapid growth and development. Early relationships, interactions and experiences provide the foundation for everything that follows - school, work, life. Early childhood teachers make a significant and lasting contribution to a child’s education and lifelong learning. You will be supported by specialist early childhood academics and will experience real-world opportunities that prepare you to teach in early childhood.

Career outcomes

As early childhood specialists, graduates of  Education (Early Childhood) course at Queensland University of Technology  are prepared to work as qualified teachers in early childhood education and care settings and kindergarten. The early childhood degree also prepares you to teach in Prep to Year 3 in primary school and can allow you to work across Australia and overseas.

Early childhood teachers develop a range of skills, knowledge and practices as a result of their own unique combination of work experiences and personal qualities. You will be empowered to shape your own career path and explore the many ways to make an impact. 

You can explore a range of careers, including:

  • childcare centre or kindergarten director
  • education policy and program implementation
  • training and development roles in private and public organisations
  • education and outreach roles
  • developing products for the early childhood sector
  • learning designer
  • entertainment industry roles

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supporting Innovative Pedagogy with Digital Technologies
  • Education and Society
  • Culture Studies: Indigenous Education
  • Stepping In
  • English, Literacies and Language 1

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


384 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 080481D

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); and
  • at least one of General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); and
  • at least one of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Marine Science, Physics, or Psychology (Units 3 & 4, C).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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