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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood)

  • Graduate Diploma

USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood) is ideal if you work with young children and their families and want to extend your early childhood expertise, knowledge and skills.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$6,560 per year / $6,560 total

About this course

USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood) is ideal if you work with young children and their families and want to extend your early childhood expertise, knowledge and skills. Through this eight unit-degree, you will explore international, national and local issues relating to the education of young children and develop the ability to critically analyse your understandings of contemporary learning and teaching. You will also have the opportunity to study other postgraduate education courses that interest you.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements 4 year bachelor degree in education English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019. Semester 3, 2019 - applications close Monday 4 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 18 November 2019. Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
79%
Overall satisfaction
65.5%
Skill scale
59.1%
Teaching scale
84.8%
Employed full-time
$70k
Average salary