Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)/Bachelor of Arts

Flinders University
Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
March July
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 19,601
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 80,413

About this course

  • Qualify to teach children from birth to eight years in childcare, preschool and the early years of school
  • Get work-ready with a valuable 95 days of placement in childcare, preschools and primary schools
  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge about young children, their families and the community services that provide for their care and education
  • Gain the skills employers are seeking with our nationally and internationally recognised transformative curriculum
  • Combine in-depth study of early childhood education with studies in the arts

Entry Requirements

  • 2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.20
  • Guaranteed entry ATAR: 80.00
  • TAFElink: Advanced Diploma or above
  • Bonus points: LOTE, SEAS, RISAS
  • FISC Foundation: 6.2, A Levels: 7, IB Diploma: 25, Gao Kao: Tier Two

English Language Requirement:

  • Achieved the required level for the course you are applying for; or
  • Successful completion of an approved secondary or tertiary qualification, taught in the English language in a country where English is the official language or the main language spoken (for English levels 1-3 only) with evidence no more than five years old on the proposed date of commencement of the course; or
  • Successfully completed a pre-course English program from an approved ELICOS Provider.
  • Other evidence of English language proficiency may be accepted. 


To qualify for The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)/Bachelor of Arts, a student must complete 144 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study:

  • A Bachelor of Education component of 72 units;
  • A Bachelor of Arts component of 72 units.

The Bachelor of Education component must include:

  • 9 units of Education topics at First Year level
  • 9 units of Education topics at Second Year level including professional experience
  • 27 units of Education topics at Third Year level including professional experience
  • 27 units of Education topics at Fourth Year level including professional experience.

The Bachelor of Arts component must include:

  • 36 units of one BA major sequence
  • 22.5 units of one BA minor sequence
  • EDUC2420 Teaching Indigenous Australian Students (4.5 units)
  • 9 units of prescribed BA electives which can be selected from any of the BA majors/minors at any level provided the entry requirements are met.

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