As a graduate, you are supported by specialist academics and experience real-world opportunities that prepares you to teach. Professional experience placements provide the opportunity to work in real educational settings, supervised by practising professional educators.
You must take the majority of their professional experience in Australian primary schools. As an Early childhood graduate you will be prepared to work in early childhood education and care settings, kindergarten and Prep to Year 3 in primary schools.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 75.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) at QUT.
Study your way – study on campus or online, or try a blended approach. Some units may be specific times you need to be online, or physical attendance for a study block, placement or exams. Check the course information for more detail.
Students with a completed Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent receive 96 credit points of advanced standing. Students with the above qualification or equivalent and who have the appropriate levels of early childhood work experience receive 144 credit points of advanced standing.
Part-time on-campus students should note daytime attendance is required. Some lectures and tutorials may have evening sessions.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. You must successfully complete the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students to graduate.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Any General subject from the Sciences Learning Area (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years; LANTITE Literacy status; LANTITE Numeracy status; Teaching Personal Statement
For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to the QTAC website.
Applicants who have failed two or more attempts of either component of the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students, and have not passed it in a later attempt, are not eligible for entry.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Early childhood teacher, leadership roles in childcare settings.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time or 4-8 years Online learning