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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Education (Early Childhood)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Education (Early Childhood) will extend your expertise in the field of early childhood education.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$6,560 per year / $9,840 total

About this course

The Master of Education (Early Childhood) will extend your expertise in the field of early childhood education. It is ideal for professionals who work with young children and their families and also experienced educators who want to gain a specialisation in early childhood education.  To apply theory to practice, you will also complete 45 days of professional experience

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements Approved bachelor degree, or equivalent, in education. Candidates with a bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a non-related discipline may be eligible for entry into USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education. Upon completion and achievement of a minimum GPA of 4. 0, they may apply for entry into the Master of 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
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How to apply

How to apply To apply for this degree: Apply online Note: Semester 3 intake is only available via online.    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

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