Build the foundations to succeed as an early childhood teacher through a JCU Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education).
This course enables you to work in Early Childhood learning centres and to teach in Primary schools from Prep to Grade 3.
Gain real, practical experience from your first year with JCU’s outstanding professional experience program.
Work closely with JCU’s world-class lecturers and learn to make a difference in the lives of young people.
Help shape future generations. Positively mentor young minds to become future leaders and change-makers.
Studying online enables you to fit your coursework around existing commitments, so you can achieve your goals and receive the same qualification as you would studying on campus.
Gain professional experience with assured placements close to home, you will complete a total of 120 days of workplace learning over the course of your degree.
Teachers with the right attitude, experience and skills to connect with the next generation are in demand and can work anywhere in Australia with a nationally accredited degree from JCU.
The JCU Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) online course is designed for students with busy lives.
You will study one subject at a time, up to six times a year. Each subject goes for seven weeks, allowing you to focus on a single area of study each time. It also spreads your study load across the year, and you still get 10 weeks of breaks.
By completing six subjects per year, you can complete a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) in 5.5 years. This is faster than traditional part-time study in semesters, allowing you to qualify for your degree sooner and maintain family and other commitments.
To be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Online, applicants must have:
ATAR 66.45 | English (Units 3/4,C), General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3/4,C) and a General Science subject*
OP 14 | English, Mathematics A, B or C, and Science (4,SA); or equivalent.
*Students without Science can study the JCU Bridging Science for Teachers subject prior to commencing.
Work anywhere in Australia with JCU Education (Early Childhood Education), a nationally accredited degree.
Graduates can pursue careers in education in schools, preschools, kindergartens, and childcare centres.
This course is nationally accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). Graduates are eligible for teacher registration in Australia.
The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is fully accredited with ACECQA, which is the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority.
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