Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

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The smart path to teaching

Western’s Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) will put you on the path to a career in teaching children from birth to 5 years. With growing worldwide recognition of the importance of the early years in fostering children’s healthy learning and development, be a part of laying the foundations for children’s educational success as an early childhood teacher.

Our new Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) is specifically designed as an initial teacher qualification, equipping graduates with the specialist knowledge and skills to teach effectively in early childhood education and care settings with children from birth to 5 years.

During your studies, you will gain 80 days of professional experience in the classroom, as well as the theoretical experience by developing a professional e-portfolio throughout the course of the program to demonstrate your capacity to work successfully as a graduate teacher.

Professional Accreditation:

This program is accredited by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Top 50 Worldwide for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education

Western is ranked 37th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022 are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

This program is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.



Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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