Taught course

Teaching (Early Childhood)

Deakin University · Deakin University

Entry requirements

Applicants require a three year bachelor degree in any discipline, or a teaching degree in any area other than Early Childhood. Applicants who do not meet the English language entry requirement may fulfil this requirement with a score of 7.0 in the IELTS (Academic) test, with no less than 7.0 in any of the four skill areas, and a score of no less than 7.5 in speaking and listening. Alternatively, applicants may meet the English language requirement with an internet-based TOEFL result of 100 with a minimum of 25 in speaking and writing, and a minimum of 22 in reading and listening.

Months of entry


Course content

Early Childhood Education focuses on birth to 5 years. As Australia is in the midst of significant growth in the early childhood education sector, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) has been developed to address the potential shortage of trained early childhood teachers.

Fees and funding

UK students
$24,120 AUD (approximate annual fee)
International students
$24,120 AUD (approximate annual fee)

Deakin University is committed to providing international students with opportunities to obtain financial support for their study program through a wide range of scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships are for full-time, on-campus international students at Deakin and are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Please note that applicants must be eligible for their selected program and be citizens of a country other than Australia and New Zealand. Additional eligibility requirements may apply for selected scholarships.


Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

deakin International
+61 3 9627 4877