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Coursework

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

  • CRICOS Code: 093410A

Where will this take me?

Overview

Become a teacher

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) has been approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), qualifying graduates to work in Australian early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to five years.

Highly employable

Finish your course confident of gaining employment. We rank with the highest employment rate: 96 per cent of our graduate’s gain employment within the first four months of graduating*.

Enter the classroom with confidence

Studying at Melbourne will give you the skills to hit the ground running. We are the highest ranked course in Victoria for teacher education (and overall course satisfaction).

*(Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching Course Experience = Survey 2015-16)

Accreditation

The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) has been approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This allows you to qualify for provisional registration and work in Australian early childhood education and care settings with children aged birth to five years.

You’re also eligible to apply for registration as an early childhood teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

Other career paths

As well as providing a direct career path into teaching, the Master of Teaching program will benefit a career in areas such as community, government (policy formation) or research.

Community

You could also find yourself in a rewarding career in children’s services coordination, quality regulation and assessment, and early intervention for children with special needs.