Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

CQUniversity (RTO 40939)
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Why study this course

  • Develop the skills and knowledge needed to start your career as an Early Childhood Teacher
  • Learn to teach the Australian curriculum to students in Prep to Year 2 as well as those in early childhood settings including day care and kindergarten
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study online before putting theory into practice through professional placement opportunities

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Roles related to this course: Early Childhood Educator, Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Room Leader, and 3 more.


On completion of this course, you may be eligible to apply for provisional registration as a Early Childhood Teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers. You may also be recognised by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a 3-year bachelor degree in any field other than education within the last 10 years AND have a minimum GPA of 4.0; AND
  • Successful completion of at least 8 units of study relevant to one or a more of the learning areas from the primary school curriculum*

*Learning areas include English, mathematics, science, history, geography, the arts, civics and citizenship, economics and business, health and physical education, and technologies.

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:

  • Learning to read
  • Literacy learning
  • Responding to difference
  • Pedagogy in early childhood education and care settings
  • Connecting children to the world through humanities and social science curriculum
  • Leadership in the contemporary early childhood policy landscape
  • Teaching health, wellbeing and physical activity
  • Teaching English
  • Teaching mathematics

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website 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 CQUniversity or visit their website 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, CQUniversity 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.

During this course, you will complete at least 60 days of professional placement.

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with CQUniversity, you will have access to:

  • Study materials, discussion forums, recorded lectures as well as electronic library resources via an online portal
  • All facilities and resources that are available at CQU campuses and study centres across the country
  • Peer support and advice from fellow students through the Student Mentor Program
  • Learning support services including peer-assisted study sessions, and the Academic Learning Centre which provides academic advice and guidance

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Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

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