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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Western Sydney University

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About

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

Areas of study

Education and Teaching.

Career opportunities

Early childhood teacher, preschool teacher, early education and care teacher, centre manager/director, children’s services community leader, playgroup facilitator/coordinator, curriculum designer.

Professional recognition

This program is accredited through the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Graduates will meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate level as required by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

Practical experience

Students will complete three professional experience subjects over the course of the program for a total of 80 days. TEAC 2023 Engaging in Early Childhood Education includes 20 field visit days; TEAC 3050 Professional Practice Birth-3 years includes a professional experience placement for 25 days; and TEAC 4009 Professional Practice 3-5 years includes a professional experience placement for 35 days.

Fees and charges

Refer to Western Sydney University current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Two units of HSC English and two units of HSC Mathematics.

Refer to Western Sydney University general admission criteria.

Other applicants

Refer to Western Sydney University general admission criteria.

Student profile

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Further information

View all details of this course on the Western Sydney University website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.

Abbreviations

– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
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Course information
All classes are offered during the day unless otherwise specified.

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