UAC Postgraduate Course Description

Applying through UAC

Master of Early Childhood Education

University of Newcastle

Campus ModeType of placeUAC codePattern of attendanceIndicative annual course fee (A$) +Course start dateMain closing date #Final closing date
Callaghan On-campus FEE 920258 1F/2P A$ 10,280 3-Mar-14
28-Jul-14
31-Oct-13
30-May-14
Check course search for most recent final closing date
Online Distance FEE 920259 1F/2P A$ 10,280 3-Mar-14
28-Jul-14
31-Oct-13
30-May-14
Check course search for most recent final closing date
+ Indicative fees: Students enrolled in a number of programs have some flexibility in choosing courses outside their discipline area. Program costs are calculated on the assumption of typical courses taken for a full-time load of 40 units per teaching period (semester or trimester). Actual charges will be calculated based on courses selected and the workload undertaken. Visit www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/fees/assistance.shtml for information on financial assistance from the Australian Government, available for postgraduate students. Read the University of Newcastle's general information for information on financial assistance from that institution available for postgraduate students.

# Applications made after the main closing date are considered subject to the availability of places.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND ARTS

All additional material must be submitted directly to the University of Newcastle as specified in the University of Newcastle's general information.

Contact the faculty if you have any queries regarding the additional application requirements listed.

Most programs will have the requirement of graduate status – see full course detail link below.

The majority of courses at the University of Newcastle will be undergoing review throughout 2014 to ensure compliance with the Australian Qualifications Framework by 1 January 2015. Any changes and their transitional arrangements will be communicated to relevant students.

Special requirements
RD = relevant undergraduate degree – you must have completed studies in the same or similar area

Additional application requirements
Admission to the Master of Early Childhood Education is open to applicants who have completed a relevant Bachelor degree or teaching qualification. Applicants who do not satisfy the requirements for direct entry into this award may be eligible for entry to the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies.

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies may then seek admission to the Master of Early Childhood Education, and apply for up to 40 units of credit in this program.

Note: This program is NOT recognised as an initial or postgraduate teaching qualification by the NSW Institute of Teachers, the NSW Department of Education and Communities or the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority.

Further information
Visit www.newcastle.edu.au or the Faculty-specific websites listed below.

For faculty information:
visit www.newcastle.edu.au/faculty/education-arts/
email via ASK UoN at http://askuon.custhelp.com
call (02) 4921 5000

For full course details, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/program/10934.html

Key to abbreviations
For an explanation of the abbreviations used in this course description, visit www.uac.edu.au/postgraduate/course-search/search-results.shtml