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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

This program gives students the skills, knowledge and experience for a stimulating and rewarding career as a teacher in both Early Childhood and Primary School settings. Students learn to design and deliver effective teaching programs from birth to 8 years of age with children in prior to school settings and in schools up to Year 3. Core courses help to deliver graduates who are prepared and confident in their teaching ability for a diverse range of learners. Students study in a flexible, engaging and dynamic environment with professionals who have experience in the early childhood and school settings. This program is approved by ACECQA for work as a teacher in early education and care services and graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers to teach in school contexts. For more program information visit Education and Teaching at UniSQ.

Other requirements

A Blue Card or Exemption Card is required, refer to institution. While this is not a requirement for admission, all students will need to organise and demonstrate a pass result in all components of the LANTITE prior to the final supervised Professional Experience and to graduate from this program.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Prerequisites

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); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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

97.50

82.00

68.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

97.50

82.00

68.00

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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 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

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

0

0

<5*

0

0

26

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Primary Schools, Kindergartens, Childcare centres, community-based children’s organisations, director of children’s activities on cruise ships/in holiday resorts, after school care, nanny.

Course Code
908185
Start Date


Offer rounds

5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
24 Apr 2024

Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 9 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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