Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Holmesglen Institute
Australia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
February July
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 45,752
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 45,198

Entry Requirements

  • Successfully completion of VCE including Units 3 and 4 English (any) with a study score of at least 25 and satisfactory completion of one of the VCE Mathematics group of studies - Units 1 and 2 General Mathematics or Mathematics Methods or Units 3 and 4 (any) or equivalent.
  • Mature age (18 and away from formal education for at least one year).
  • Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation including Mathematics or the overseas equivalent.
  • English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 7.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 6.5. 

Curriculum

The course comprises 32 compulsory subjects and 8 practicums. The practicums total 145 days of fieldwork. The subject and practicum sequence is listed below.

CORE

  • Child Development I
  • Communication and Positive Guidance
  • Child Observation
  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Practicum I
  • Child Advocacy
  • Play as an Educational Medium
  • Early Childhood Teaching and Learning
  • Promoting Child Health, Wellbeing and Safety
  • Practicum II
  • Child Development II
  • Literacy 1, 0-5
  • Curriculum Theory
  • Working with Families and Communities
  • Practicum III
  • Inclusion and Diversity I (Contemporary Society)
  • Children's Art
  • Early Learning and Education
  • The Contemporary Early Childhood Educator 0 - 5
  • Practicum IV
  • Inclusion and Diversity II (Indigenous & Multicultural Perspectives)
  • Numeracy I
  • Curriculum in Action
  • Teaching and Learning Partnerships
  • Practicum V
  • Young Children, Popular Culture and the Media
  • Numeracy II, 5-8
  • Literacy II, 5-8
  • The Contemporary Early Childhood Educator 5 - 8
  • Practicum VI
  • Inclusion and Diversity III (Additional Needs)
  • Science, Technology and Environmental Studies
  • Physical Development and Movement
  • Leadership and Management
  • Practicum VII
  • Inclusion and Diversity IV (Exceptional Children)
  • Performing Arts
  • Curriculum Design
  • Transition to Professional Practice
  • Practicum VIII

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