Federation University Online

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Federation University Online
Duration
3 yearsfull-time
Study mode
Online
Next start date
April

Why study this course

  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed to start a career as a Kindergarten Teacher, Early Childhood Educator or Day Care Educator
  • Learn about classroom management, innovative teaching methods, lesson planning and early childhood education skills
  • Study entirely online and benefit from access to personalised support

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 within the last 2 years AND have achieved a study score of at least 20 in any English and completed two units of maths; OR
  • Satisfactory completion of at least 1 year of tertiary study in a relevant field; OR
  • Successful completion of a tertiary preparation program; OR
  • Successful completion of a Certificate III or Certificate IV in a similar field such as community services, education support, children's services or nursing AND at least 1 year of experience in a relevant education or support service role; OR
  • Substantive experience in a role with a degree of responsibility AND completion of a personal statement

Note all students must meet the VCE English and maths requirement benchmarks.

If you have successfully completed a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (on campus) then you may be able to receive 1 year of credit towards this degree.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Curriculum through play
  • Understanding early human development
  • Health and safety in early childhood
  • Wellbeing in early childhood centres
  • Guiding behaviour
  • Planning, supporting and assessing
  • Art, movement and music in early childhood
  • Curriculum approaches

Enquire with Federation University Online to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Federation University Online to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Federation University Online can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Throughout this course, you will complete at least 80 days of placement.


Enquire with Federation University Online to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

A range of support options

  • Benefit from access to a team of Student Advisers who can help with any technical issues and provide tips on essay writing, research and time management.
  • Learn from subject matter experts, or Online Learning Advisers (OLAs), who can help you find practical applications for your study and help with weekly assessments.
  • Access a range of study and assignment assistance services such as online study groups, referencing guides and draft feedback services.
  • Join an online community and collaborate with students from different backgrounds through learning groups, discussion groups and a private messaging service.

Flexible, online learning

  • Study content that has been specifically developed for online learning.
  • Benefit from access to an online Student Hub which will allow you to submit assignments, find support services and participate in the student community.
  • Engage with Online Learning Advisers in real time in an online classroom.

Find out more about this course

Federation University Online

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

You may wish to discuss the following with Federation University Online:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements

Submit an enquiry direct to Federation University Online.

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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

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