Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood Studies)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Provides a teaching qualification for students who have obtained a Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification and who seek employment as an early childhood educator.
The program is built on the principle that students come to the program with strengths from a diverse range of educational and life experiences. Reflective thinking which links theory to practice is valued in this course. Pre-service teachers will develop a deep understanding of the importance of building strong, positive relationships and supportive classroom environments where children are valued, respected and productively engaged in learning.
The course produces graduates who are excellent practitioners and have a sound grounding in theory, curriculum and practical experience.
Employment opportunities
This program is committed to preparing early childhood teachers with essential knowledge, skills and experience across a range of early childhood settings, working with children aged 3-8 years.
Related careers
Kindergarten Teacher, Pre-primary Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Pre-school Teacher, Junior Primary Teacher.


Which department am I in? School of Education

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Successful completion of your Masters by research degree can lead to a Doctor of Philosophy or an Integrated PhD. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree, and provide a personal statement. This statement should outline why they wish to become a teacher.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and, a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening.
TOEFL iBT: 84 (with no score below 17)
Pearson Test of English (PTE): 64 with no score less than 58
OET: A minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

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26 February 2018

Mount Lawley Campus 2 Bradford Street, MOUNT LAWLEY, Western Australia, 6050, PERTH, Australia