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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

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Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood)

  • Graduate Certificate

Ideal for professionals working in early education and care settings who want to expand their knowledge of working with young children, families and communities Prepares you to extend your career in early childhood or leadership roles Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses You can...

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
EU60
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$2,000 per year
International Fees
$14,900 per year

About this course

  • Ideal for professionals working in early education and care settings who want to expand their knowledge of working with young children, families and communities
  • Prepares you to extend your career in early childhood or leadership roles
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses
  • You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics
  • Students who commence this course prior to 2022 in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) will remain CSP for the duration of the course. Students commencing this course from 2022 will be on a full domestic fee basis.

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood) will develop your skills in critically analysing, designing and implementing curriculum and pedagogy in the early years of a child's education. You will:

  • deepen your knowledge and ability to work with culturally diverse learners and contexts
  • consider what it means to provide access to high-quality early education that supports engaged learning and positive outcomes for all young children, and
  • develop a strong understanding of current early childhood issues, policy and debates and how to influence these.
Flexible delivery

You may study this course part time. If you choose a selection of option units you can choose to study full-time or part-time.

You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

Graduates have highly developed specialist knowledge and skills enabling them to lead effective education programs and practices. They are prepared to lead and mentor colleagues working in prior to school and school settings with children aged birth to eight years.

Course articulation

You have the option to keep learning and build towards a Master of Education.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology).
85.3%
Overall satisfaction
77.3%
Skill scale
75.1%
Teaching scale
89.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary