Course details

CRICOS course code: 102401A

Level of study: Bachelor’s Degrees

Summary

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education is a forward-looking program that prepares graduates for employment in the pre-primary, early childhood education sector including kindergartens, preschools and early learning centres.

Pathways

Students interested in progressing further in this area, may choose to study one of the following areas on completion of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education:

Graduate Diploma

Masters
Doctorate

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education may find employment with government, private enterprises and not-for-profit organisations.

Graduate employment opportunities include:

• Early learning and childcare centres
• Kindergarten teaching (private or public)
• Pre-school teaching

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this degree will:

Engage and collaborate ethically with children, families/carers and colleagues using a range of oral and written communication techniques, including ICT.

Critically analyze theories, technologies and research relevant to early childhood education.

Evaluate curriculum, policies and quality frameworks within the Australian context for inclusion in their professional practice.

Create and maintain supportive, safe and engaging learning environments.

Critically reflect on their professional practice when making pedagogical decisions and problem solving in diverse educational context.

Exhibit broad and coherent knowledge of the diversity of Australian society and the influence of culture and family on the education of young children.

Critically reflect on their professional practice to include families/carers as capable contributors to learning and teaching processes.

Design evidence based, inclusive teaching and learning practices across a range of learning areas and contexts for young children from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Exhibit broad and coherent knowledge of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in the design of developmentally appropriate contemporary learning experiences.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 72,000; Course materials: 1,400 (one off fee) Expected Jun 2023 4 years
Full time
Southern Cross Education Institute Higher Education
155-161 Boundary Road
Melbourne Victoria 3051
Australia

Entry criteria

Year 12 Certificate Or Equivalent International Qualification.

One of the following:

• An Australian Diploma
• 6.5 In IELTS (With No Band Less Than 6.0)
• Any Other Equivalent Assessment Of English Language Proficiency (E.G. TOEFL, PTE)
• Completion Of An Approved English Foundation Course

Address

Southern Cross Education Institute Higher Education
155-161 Boundary Road
Melbourne Victoria 3051
Australia
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