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Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood)

  • Graduate Diploma

Are you creative, enthusiastic, patient and embrace diversity? The Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) is a degree that can deliver you a career change and the ability to make a difference in the life of a child.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
1107425
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Apr, Aug

About this course

Are you creative, enthusiastic, patient and embrace diversity? The Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) is a degree that can deliver you a career change and the ability to make a difference in the life of a child. This one-year, online program is designed for graduates of bachelor degrees to become fully qualified as early childhood teachers. Early childhood teachers support the progress of a child during the most phenomenal phase of physical, social and neurological development of their life. The program will build your theoretical and practical knowledge in approaches to curriculum, the issues facing children, families and communities, and you will develop an understanding of the challenges of leadership in delivering childhood services. As a graduate of the Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) you will work in day care and preschool settings, and discover how rewarding it can be to support the foundations for a child’s progress through their world.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Southern Cross University (SCU).
88.5%
Overall satisfaction
76.9%
Skill scale
69.2%
Teaching scale
82.1%
Employed full-time
$96.5k
Average salary