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Diploma in Education Studies (Early Childhood)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Online

Course outline

Do you love spending time with young children? This diploma teaches you the skills and knowledge you need to work with young children from birth to five years of age, as they engage in prior-to-school contexts. Through your studies, you’ll learn how to guide children’s learning and development, and how to contribute to their sense of self and wellbeing. Learn how to design creative, intentional teaching practices using language, play and cooperation, and develop the skills you need for employment in childcare, long day care or kindergarten settings through 35 days of professional experience placement with babies, toddlers and children in kindergarten settings. For more information, visit Diploma in Education Studies (Early Childhood) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Students must have a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) or link their existing Blue Card to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast, because of the 35 days of PEx completed in the program. Online offering has mandatory onsite requirements. This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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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, 2022

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Employment in childcare, long day care, or as a family day care coordinator

Course Code
015631
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Fee
CSP/$3984 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast
 
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