Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Become a confident kindergarten teacher with Federation University. You may be working in the early childhood field and want to upskill, straight out of school or changing careers. Our students undertake 80 days of supervised teaching placement and can participate in voluntary overseas placements.You will develop the skills to teach in a variety of early education settings which may include kindergartens, pre-schools and long day care centres, including those in special needs settings.


480 credit points over 4 years including 32 core courses and professional experience.


  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Teaching and learning
  • Curriculum through play
  • Human Development
  • Planning supporting and assessing
  • Children families and communities
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Teacher identity
  • Curriculum approaches
  • Science and environmental education
  • Field based Internship
  • Health and safety
  • Early childhood language and literacies
  • Wellbeing in early childhood contexts
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: learning and teaching
  • Nature pedagogy
  • Guiding behaviour
  • Movement in creative outdoor spaces
  • Catering for diversity in inclusive settings
  • Family and society
  • Transitions in early childhood
  • Identity language and culture: supporting children and families
  • Partnerships in learning
  • Educational leadership
  • Teacher as researcher
  • Planning effective learning environments for learning and teaching
  • Social justice and agency in ECE settings
  • Transition to the early childhood profession
  • Art movement and music in early childhood
  • Professional experience.

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses
  • Or overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.5/6.0. Please note: You must prove you meet the English language requirement as determined by the Victorian Institute of Teachers (VIT) and ACECQA to be eligible for registration.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $78,750 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $78,750 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $78,750 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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