Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

    • CRICOS Code: 093410A

    Course overview

    • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students.
    • Start Year Intake - February


    The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) is designed with a new type of early childhood professional in mind – one who operates in a multi-disciplinary field involving care, education, and health.

    The course focuses on learning and teaching for children aged birth-eight years and provides a qualification for registration to teach in early childhood settings.

    Extra support

    Our teacher candidates are successful because of the extra support and guidance they get when leading a class for the first time.

    You will receive ongoing support – unlike any other university – both on campus and while on placement. As you learn, you will be supported by a Mentor Teacher and a Clinical Teaching Specialist.

    Clinical teaching

    We’re the only initial teaching degree in Australia to use a genuine clinical framework.

    Internationally recognised academics

    We're home to a number of internationally recognised education experts and at the cutting edge of teaching and research.

    Graduate Degree Packages

    Secure your place in the Master of Teaching program as a Year 12 student with one of our new Graduate Degree Packages.

    Guaranteed Entry

    Graduated recently from the University of Melbourne?  Undergraduate students have access to a Guaranteed Entry pathway into the Master of Teaching based on their academic achievements.

    Early Childhood Scholarship

    The Victorian government are offering Early Childhood Scholarships and incentives for individuals looking to start a rewarding career as an early childhood teacher.  Find out more at the Department of Education and Training