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Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years)

Graduation requirements

To graduate, students must successfully complete 256 points.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

What is this course about?

This course aims to refine the preparation of effective future practitioners employed in the birth to five-years education sector. We want our teachers to recognise the importance of the early years and the educator's role in children's lives and have a balance between strong practical skills and a strong theoretical underpinning.

About the course

The course is designed to:

  • provide an innovative, relevant and rigorous undergraduate program that prepares graduates for their continued engagement in the early childhood profession

    Course structure

    All students receive a standard entry level credit package of 128 points, represented as EDU14C Early Childhood Studies, based on prior qualifications.

    The order of subject selection is largely flexible, with the only requirement being that students complete the relevant curriculum subjects before undertaking professional placement subjects.

    The Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) consists of the following ten (10) subjects required for the Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) exit point, plus an additional six (6) subjects two (2) of which are compulsory and four (4) electives.

    EEB309 Wellness and Wellbeing
    EEP417 Rights of the Child
    EML302 Investigation: Literacy
    EMC305 Investigation: Maths, Science and Technology
    EEB423 Leadership and Management
    EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies
    EEP304 Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Dducation
    EER413 Research and Practice in Early Childhood Education
    EPT308 Early Childhood Teacher in the Community
    EPT326 Professional Experience (3-5)

    [Exit Point for the Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to Five Years)]

    Compulsory

    EMH302 Pedagogy of Relationship
    EEB427 Leading Early Childhood

    Restricted electives

    A choice of four from:
    EMA305 Thinking and learning through the arts
    EMT302 Understanding and using new technologies
    IKC101 Indigenous cultures, histories and contemporary realities
    EEP422 Child, Family and Community: EC Contexts
    EEP421 Educational Transitions in Multiple Contexts
    EED403 Environmental sustainability in Early Childhood
    EER414 Researching Early Childhood
    EER415 Special Study in Early Childhood
    EEP305 Multiple understandings
    ESS424 Early Intervention and Inclusion
    NRS325 Child health care and promotion

    Students who enter the Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) program following completion of the Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) or equivalent at another University will be required to complete 8 of the subjects listed above. All such students receive a standard entry level credit package of 192 points, represented as EDU15C Early Childhood Studies, based on prior qualifications.

    The following subject is the key subject for Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) effective from 201230:

    EEB309 Wellness and Wellbeing

    This subject is the introduction to pre-service teacher education studies and is the transition subject from TAFE Diploma studies to University. It provides students with skills and strategies to be successful in this transition.

    Enrolment pattern

    All students receive a standard entry level credit package of 128 points (equivalent to eight sessions part-time), represented as EDU14C Early Childhood Studies Credit, for prior qualifications.

    Session 1

    EEB309 Wellness and Wellbeing
    EEP417 Rights of the Child

    Session 2

    EML302 Investigation: Literacy
    EMC305 Investigation: Mathematics, Science and Technology

    Session 3

    EEB423 Leadership and Management
    EER413 Research and Practice in Early Childhood Education

    Session 4

    EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies
    EEP304 Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Education

    Session 5

    EPT326 Professional Experience (3-5)
    EPT308 Early Childhood Teacher in the Community

    [Exit point for the Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to Five Years)]

    Session 6

    EMH302 Pedagogy of Relationships
    EEB427 Leading Early Childhood

    Session 7

    [Restricted Elective]
    [Restricted Elective]

    Session 8

    [Restricted Elective]
    [Restricted Elective]

    Restricted electives

    EMA305 Thinking and learning through the arts
    EMT302 Understanding and using new technologies
    EEP422 Child, Family and Community: EC Contexts
    EEP421 Educational Transitions in Multiple Contexts
    EED403 Environmental sustainability in Early Childhood
    EEP305 Multiple understandings
    ESS424 Early Intervention and Inclusion
    EER414 Researching Early Childhood
    EER415 Special Study in Early Childhood
    IKC101 Indigenous cultures, histories and contemporary realities
    NRS325 Child health care and promotion

    Articulation

    The Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) is part of an articulated set which incorporates the Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) which is currently an exit point only of the degree.

    Professional recognition

    The Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Teaching (Birth to 5 Years) are courses that are recognised by the Department of Human Services (Children’s Services Directorate) (NSW) and in Victoria are approved by Early Childhood Australia.

    At a glance

    Study Mode

    Distance education

    Where

    Bathurst

    When

    Session 1; Session 2; Session 3

    Level

    Undergraduate

    Duration

    4 years distance education

    International?

    YES

    Indicative ATAR

    N/A

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