Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

  • CRICOS code: 093410A

Where will this take me?


Highly employable

Our graduates are prepared for the challenging work of being an educator, which sets them apart with employers. Our network of early childhood centres and schools often approach us directly with job prospects. There are regular opportunities to move into roles that influence and shape the direction of a school or early childhood service. Our program ensures graduates have the capabilities and confidence to move into leadership positions and make a difference.


The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) is accredited by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Graduates may apply for registration to work in Australian early childhood education and care settings.

This program also benefits other career paths in government (policy reform), research and community roles including:

  • children’s services coordination
  • youth health and wellbeing
  • assessment and evaluation
  • quality regulation and assessment

Industry connections

You will develop connections with community and industry that will open doors to an outstanding future through your studies and placements.

Research pathways

Graduates interested in pursuing a research pathway, can apply for the Master of Education (Research) which provides research training experience for potential entry to the PhD-Education.

*Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, Graduates Outcomes Survey 2018-2020

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.