Southern Cross University

Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood)

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) will qualify you to be an early childhood teacher to work in early childhood education and care services, long day care centres, and preschools.Our course covers key areas of early childhood education and care, theory, principles and practices that best support children's learning and development. Admission into the course is via an undergraduate degree in any discipline, including a teaching qualification.


Credit points 96


  • Education-early childhood

Standard entry requirements

Have completed senior secondary study equivalent of Australian Year 12 or have completed at least one year of full-time study (or equivalent part-time study)


Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $28,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online campus International: $28,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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