Course Description

Gain a globally recognised qualification to teach children in their most critical years of development and growth.

RMIT’s Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) will develop your understanding of how young children learn the skills they need for life.

This program is designed for those who have an undergraduate degree and now wish to teach in the early childhood field.

What you will gain through this program

Graduates of this program will have a professional teaching qualification, allowing them to teach in all early childhood settings.

This degree will give you the confidence to link theories with practice and build on children’s creativity, problem solving and innovation by using emerging technologies in curriculum design.

Why a Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education) at RMIT?

By choosing RMIT, you’ll be studying at an institution that has over 50 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in the area of teacher education. Graduates are qualified to teach in all early childhood settings both in Australia and overseas.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $26,880 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 66.4% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 70.7% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 79.3% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 65.6% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 3.3% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $58,700 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 012380F
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Code: GD108

Entry Requirements

Online study and flexibility

You can complete this entire program online, allowing you to study while managing other personal and professional commitments.



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