Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care is designed to provide qualified registered teachers the opportunity to teach in pre-school settings (1-5 years) as well as specialise in the early years of school (5-8 years) to enhance their development as a professional.


  • Child Development, Families and Communities
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Early Years
  • History and Philosophy of Early Childhood
  • Professional Experience and Practice Early Childhood Education and Care

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higher in primary or secondary education


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care will be eligible for entry into the Master of Education (5601) for advanced professional learning or the Master of Education and Professional Studies Research (5608) to follow a program of study leading to Higher Degree Research.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $15,750 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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