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What will I learn?

Build on your undergraduate degree to become an Early Childhood teacher. Maybe it is time for a career change or studying for your degree has shown you that teaching is where you belong. You will graduate from this degree with the confidence and skills to teach in Pre-Schools throughout Australia and overseas. This is a hands-on course that will get you into the classroom for a minimum of 60 days where you can put into practice what you have learnt.

You will discover how young children learn and how you can develop and support their learning prior to school settings, with a focus on nature pedagogy. You’ll look at examples from around the world and learn how to best work with children from diverse backgrounds.

Career opportunities

  • Preschool/kindergarten teacher
  • Day care teacher
  • Pedagogical leader in children's services.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

CRICOS

0100320

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,400.00 (14,36,344) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 February 2023

Venue

Federation University Australia

Mount Helen Campus,

University Drive,

MOUNT HELEN,

Victoria,

3350, BALLARAT, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant should also have specified minimum grades (or marks) in relevant subjects. A period of work experience, following graduation, may also be required for some professional courses.

For international students

Successful completion of a recognized 3-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Overall IELTS band score of 7.0 (with at least 7.5 for Speaking and Listening and 6.5 for Reading and Writing) or equivalent English language test; TOEFL IBT: 100 with minimums: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20, Writing 24; Pearson (PTE): Overall 65 (no band less than 58); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 185 (no band less than 176).

or

Successful completion of two years full-time equivalent study at a recognized Australian university within the past two years.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Federation University Australia

Federation University is a premier regional university that has been educating future leaders, innovators and thinkers for over 150 years.

  • Among Australia’s oldest and most reputed institutions
  • No. 1 in Victoria for teaching and graduate employment
  • Over 150 courses and world-class research set up on offer
  • Excellent campus facilities and services for students