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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) qualifys 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*. Studying at Melbourne will give you the skills to hit the ground running.

    *(Quality Indicators for Graduate Teacher Education Overall Employment = Survey 2016-18)

    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

    The Master of Teaching program will also benefit a career in areas such as community, government (policy formation) or research.

    Community

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