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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years)
Australian Catholic University - Distance ed

Course outline

This course is for students interested in teaching children from birth to five years, who see themselves as future educational leaders in the field, with units that address individual teacher identity and professional development. Students gain a strong grounding in curriculum and are well equipped with the knowledge and skills to respond to the diversity within the sector. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years) at ACU

Note

In addition to on-campus study, this course is available by flexible delivery, which means students have the opportunity to study the entire degree fully online or in a blended mode and can choose between online and on-campus units according to individual preference. This course does not lead to primary or secondary teacher registration.

Other requirements

Students must complete professional and volunteer experience in line with the requirements of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority, as continuous, full-time blocks. This consists of prior-to-school based learning experiences, structured observational tasks, community engagement, and Professional Experience Program in prior-to-school settings. A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

5

<5*

<5*

0

<5*

0

0

14

Percentage of all students

35.7%

<5*

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Four-year trained early childhood teacher, early childhood leadership, management and advocacy, kindergarten teacher, policy developer. This course does not lead to registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Course Code
113535
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Flexible delivery
Course Duration

4 years Flexible delivery or 8 years Flexible delivery

Location
Brisbane
 
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