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Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood

This information is for international students.
View course for domestic students.

Overview

This certificate provides you with an opportunity to undertake advanced study in early childhood to enhance professional knowledge and extend your knowledge of related areas in early childhood.

Key features

Specialisations offered by the Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood

CRICOS Code

037304A

Location

North Ryde (Sydney), Distance

Commencement

Session 1 (March), Session 2 (August)

Minimum course duration

0.5 years full-time

Suitable for

Suitable if you are working or want to work in the area of early childhood.

Fee per Credit Point

AUD $880

Estimated Annual Fee

AUD $10,560

Fees quoted are the estimated payable fees for the relevant degree in 2014, based on a typical credit load calculation per academic session. An individual student's credit load may change in each academic session. The University reviews per credit point fees each year and fees may change year on year. For courses of more than one year in duration, students will pay the fee that is current for the year of enrolment. Students may incur other fees, charges and conditions for each session in which they enrol and are advised to check these with the University before enrolment. More information on tuition fees.

Entry requirements

• Australian Bachelor of Early Childhood or recognised equivalent in relevant field • Academic practicum or relevant work experience • Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 7.0 overall, with minimum 7.0 in each band

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

Work experience requirements

No work experience is required.

Notes:

International students wishing to complete this program by distance should note that some units require compulsory on-campus attendance. Students should contact the Institute of Early Childhood to seek advice on a suitable study plan that can be undertaken from the student's country of residence.

This certificate does not provide you with a teaching qualification in early childhood.

What you will study

General requirements Credit Points
Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 12
Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above from units with an ECED prefix 12
Completion of other specific minimum requirements as set out below

Specific minimum requirements:

The following outlines the units (subjects) to be studied within this certificate

800 level or above Credit Points
Required either 12cp at 800 level or above
or 12cp at 800 level or above including 1 specialisation 12

Students undertaking this course can choose from the following Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood specialisations:

Notes

  • The course information contained on this page is applicable for 2014 ONLY.
    It is meant as a guide only, to plan your enrolment or study please see the official Handbook.
    For more information please read the courses disclaimer.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This certificate will enhance your employment opportunities in areas related to early childhood services and education.

Why choose Macquarie?

Why choose Macquarie?

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General enquiries

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Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood

CRICOS Code:
037304A


To apply for this course as an international student, use the Macquarie University Online Application Manager. Printed application forms are also available if you would like to post your application.

For more information see applying to Macquarie University as an international student.

Specialisations offered by the Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood

Students undertaking this course can choose from the following Postgraduate Certificate of Early Childhood specialisations: