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    Bachelor of Early Childhood

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

    University RankQS Ranking
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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Mix

    Course Code

    056707B

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Feb-2025
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 26,840  / year
    Next Intake 10-Feb-2025

    Bachelor of Early Childhood

    About

    • Are you interested in a career in early childhood education? UniSQ’s Bachelor of Early Childhood will give you the attributes required in the early childhood education and child care sector.
    • With an emphasis on the knowledge, skills, practices and values inherent in contemporary understandings of best practice in early childhood education, you will be well positioned to work with children and families in an array of early learning environments.
    • With UniSQ, you will have the chance to study your early childhood degree online, on-campus, or a combination of both.
    • You will receive practical career experience with 80 days of targeted professional experience placements in a variety of settings. International and domestic students are required to attend the majority of placements in settings within Australia.      
    • Completion of the Bachelor of Early Childhood provides seamless entry into the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), enabling you to receive teacher registration.
    • Already have an early childhood qualification from TAFE or another recognised provider? UniSQ may be able to offer you recognition for prior learning to help you finish your degree faster.

    Professional accreditation

    This program is approved with the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

    Our Bachelor of Early Childhood does not qualify for teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers. If you are looking for teacher registration, we recommend studying the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Subject pre-requisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C), General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent
    • Year 12 science subject (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent
    • Special entry pathways may be available, please contact UniSQ for more information.

    Note: All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of professional experience placements within this degree.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 7.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • As a graduate, you will have the skills, knowledge and experience required to work in a range of prior to school learning environments, including early education and care centres and family day care programs as a director, educator, supervisor or as a group leader.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 26840
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 26840

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Professional experience costs

    This degree includes a professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 26,840 

    How to Apply

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    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Early Childhood

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