M.Ed. Online

Early Childhood Education (Accelerated Online)

Edith Cowan University

16 months
15360 AUD/year
15360 AUD/year
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Be an advocate for children and lead the way in the Early Childhood Education (Accelerated Online) course from Edith Cowan University.


Accelerated and 100% online, the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (Accelerated Online) from Edith Cowan University is for existing teachers, educators, directors and team leaders who wish to lead the way, from pedagogy and practice to policy and leadership, in early childhood education and create positive outcomes for children, families and communities. 

What you'll learn

This course will foster your motivation for excellence in early childhood education by challenging you to re-conceptualise and deepen your knowledge of effective pedagogy and practice in a range of early childhood educational settings. It will also provide you with the opportunity to reflect critically on the latest research, policy, theories and practice and how they influence your practice as an early childhood education leader from both pedagogical and sociological perspectives.

Upon graduation, you will be seen as an expert in early childhood education and will be ready to lead with confidence in various early childhood educational settings. 

Grow Your Network

ECU has a large professional teacher and education network, putting you in good company to connect, collaborate and network with experienced and passionate peers globally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Education in a Global Context
  • Assessment in Education: Policies, Pedagogy and Equity
  • Inquiry-Based Practice
  • Advanced Seminar
  • Leading Early Childhood Pedagogy and Practice (0-8 years)
  • Leading Family and Community in the Early Years (0-8 years)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


8 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To gain entry into the Master of Education (Early Childhood Education), you will have a Bachelor of Education or a Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching. You will also be required to meet English Language Requirements (Band 4).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20480 AUD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    15360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20480 AUD for the full programme during 16 months.

Domestic students: FEE-HELP available


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Early Childhood Education (Accelerated Online)
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