48 months
28080 AUD/year
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The Education (Early Childhood) program from CQUniversity Australia will qualify you for professional registration as a teacher throughout Australia and be able to teach from Prep to Year 6.  

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You will also be qualified to work in specialist early childhood contexts, including childcare and kindergartens throughout Australia. A unique feature of this course 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 course.

The Education (Early Childhood) program from CQUniversity Australia  is an initial teacher education course usually studied over a period of four years. This course qualifies you for professional registration which is administered in Queensland by the Queensland College of Teachers. You will demonstrate evidence of meeting the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate Career Stage) throughout the course of study. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for employment in primary schools from Prep to Year 6 and in early childhood settings (long day care settings & kindergartens/pre-prep) throughout Australia.

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 course of study, you should check with major employers regarding potential future employment prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education as a Profession
  • Development and Learning through Life
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Multiliteracies
  • Communication in Educational Environments
  • Responding to Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Curriculum Foundations and Decision-Making
  • Professional Practice - Teaching

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 080751J

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 1 year fulltime with a minimum GPA 4.0 

Tuition Fee

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    28080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28080 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National: Commonwealth Supported Place


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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