Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years)

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years)

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Full-time
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$22,720
Domestic tuition: A$6,560

Program overview

Developed in response to workforce needs in the early childhood sector, the course can be undertaken as a natural progression for graduates of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care/Diploma of Children’s Services or as a standalone course. Graduates of the course will have a strong grounding in early childhood curriculum and pedagogy. We also recognise that an early childhood educator is likely to teach a diverse range of students across the course of their career. Our students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to respond to this diversity. Units cover a range of issues including: The Ecology of Childhoods Partnerships: Inclusive and Diverse Learning Supporting Young Children’s Social Competence Creating Inclusive, safe and Supportive Learning Environments. This course is ideal for those who see themselves as future leaders in the field. Built into the course are a number of units focusing on the individual’s development as a teaching professional including: Curriculum Decision-making in the Early Years: Connections and Continuities. Professional Identity as a Teacher in Early Learning Contexts Early Childhood Leadership, Management and Advocacy. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years) students are eligible to seek accreditation as four-year trained early childhood teachers in early childhood settings.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate and an IELTS overall score of 6.5, and an individual score of 6.5 for all tests. Pre-requisites may also apply for entry into some major and minor sequences. Recognised international high school qualification English language proficiency.

Career opportunities

Graduates are eligible for employment in Australia and overseas as Early Childhood Teachers in early childhood settings.

Campus location

Brisbane , Australia

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