Course Detail

Graduate Certificate of Education (Early Childhood Studies)


Designed to meet the needs of practising primary teachers who wish to have a recognised qualification, as well as the skills and pedagogical understandings to teach in early childhood settings (Birth to Pre-Primary).

 Approved by: Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Course Information

  • IELTS: 7.0\7.0

  • Scholarship: No

  • Tuition Fee: AU $15,400 per year

Admission Requirements

The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

All applicants are required to have a three-year or four-year primary teaching qualification, such as a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies), Bachelor of Education (Primary), or a Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary), with equivalents considered.

Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline; or

Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.