• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

A unique feature of this Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) from CQUniversity Australia  is the opportunity for you to gain a nationally recognised Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care within your first one - two years of the program. 

In addition to building the professional knowledge and skills required to teach effectively, the course is designed to foster dispositions for engaging in and contributing to the teaching profession through a commitment to ongoing professional learning.

A key feature of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) is the embedded VET qualification: The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. On successful completion of the 9 first-year units and the required diploma practicum and associated tasks, you will receive the Diploma as an interim award. The structure of the course also allows for recognition of prior learning. Applicants who already hold a recent Diploma qualification may be eligible for up to 6 units.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) you will be qualified to teach in primary school settings from Prep to Year 6 and in specialist early childhood contexts, including childcare and kindergartens throughout Australia.

Like most professions, teaching has specific workforce demands and sometimes oversupply. Before undertaking a program of study, you should check with major employers regarding potential future employment prospects.

Accreditation

This course is an approved early childhood teacher qualification of the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

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
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Duration description

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  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education as a Profession
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Multiliteracies
  • Development and Learning through Life
  • Communication in Educational Environments
  • Responding to Diversity and Inclusion

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.

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 080751J

  • English (4, SA), or equivalent; 
  • Maths A, B or C (4, SA), or equivalent; 
  • an Authority Science subject (4, SA), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25440 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs

  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 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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