Open up to a world of options. This course is your first academic step towards a rewarding teaching career. It will also give you the skills you need to explore your prospects beyond the classroom.
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Our extended diplomas commence 25 October. Apply now before applications close 11 October.
Be a critical thinker, not a narrow specialist. Alongside a major in Education Studies and a sub-major in Early Childhood Studies, you’ll have the option to choose an Arts major in Cultural and Social Analysis, English, History and Political Thought, or International Relations and Asian Studies.
When you successfully complete the 16-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12) at Western Sydney University.
To apply, you won’t need an ATAR; all you’ll need are ambition and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support. Our Extended Diplomas also cover extra introductory units that will prepare you for success in your tertiary studies and beyond.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
This program may open the door to a career in education, child and family support services, education policy, curriculum development and administration.
It’s also the first step on your journey towards a Bachelor of Arts - Pathway to Teaching (Birth–5 Years/Birth–12 Years) and a rewarding career as an early childhood teacher.
Early Childhood Teacher
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teachers teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Primary Teacher (K-6)
Primary School Teachers teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
School Principals plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the educational and administrative aspects of primary schools including physical and human resources.
Education Field Officer
Education Field Officers provide support to government funded teaching staff to support the access and participation of children with additional needs in inclusive programs. They offer consultative support, resourcing and advice to Primary School Teachers.
Curriculum Designers are highly trained education professionals who determine the subjects, course outlines, teaching standards and instructional materials used in schools.
Training and Development
Training and Development Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programs to ensure management and staff acquire the skills and develop the competencies required by organisations to meet organisational objectives.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
Online Short Courses Information Session
Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short courses will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area.
To find out more about Online Short Courses offered at Western, please attend our Online Short Courses Information Session on Wednesday 22 September at 5pm.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.