12 months
Duration
31000 AUD/year
6684 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Early Childhood program at Macquarie University enhances professional and theoretical understanding and knowledge of factors that impact a child’s emotional, social and intellectual development. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

A child’s early years are key to predicting their success in school and life. Their early learning experiences are critical determining factors for their emotional, social and intellectual development. When they are exposed to high-quality early educational opportunities, their trajectory for success is greatly improved.

The Early Childhood program at Macquarie University includes studies on child development, play, infant and toddler curriculum and pedagogies, creative arts, policy, language and literacy, STEM, and management and leadership in early childhood contexts.

You’ll learn about current research and new developments in curriculum, pedagogy and leadership in early childhood settings, and engage critically in theoretical and policy debates of importance to those working with young children and their families.

Career Opportunities

  • Administrator in early childhood contexts
  • Early childhood education researcher in a tertiary institution or not-for-profit organisation
  • Early childhood education specialist/professional/consultant/adviser
  • Early childhood media and publishing professional 
  • Early childhood policy or curriculum developer
  • Leadership roles in early childhood contexts
  • Tertiary educator in early childhood

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research 
  • Independent Education Project 
  • EDST8510 Innovation and Change in Educational Organisations
  • Families in Context 
  • Pedagogical Approaches to Early Childhood Curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is a good idea to apply at least two to three months before Session begins.

Language

English

Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 083783K

AQF level 8 bachelor honours or graduate diploma qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, or

Meet two of the following three criteria:

  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in early childhood or include a major in early childhood and/or approved by Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) or recognised equivalent
  • Approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6684 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6684 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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