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Do you want to become qualified to help kids the best start in education possible? Then look no further than this Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education.
This course, available both online and on-campus through Murdoch University, delves into three core subjects, plus your choice of a fourth elective unit.
You'll learn about the theories of play and development, learning and pedagogy for young children and the practicalities of executing an integrated curriculum in early childhood. Flexible part-time delivery means you can easily fit your studies alongside your other commitments.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.
In this early childhood education course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of one of the following units:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education from Murdoch University.
As a graduate of this course, you'll be able to specialise in early childhood education, which involves teaching kindergarten through to Year 3.
Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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