In a nutshell
Love helping children learn how to learn? Want to step into a leadership role in your early childhood career? The online Master of Education (Early Childhood) from Edith Cowan University is for you.
Designed for those with a background in education, the course equips you to lead with confidence in early childhood education settings as an expert advocate for children’s social, emotional, and physical wellbeing.
Covering the latest research, policy, theories, and practice, the course will deepen your knowledge of contemporary issues in pedagogy, practice, policy, curriculum, and assessment strategies. Learn how these areas impact your practice as an early childhood education leader.
Delivered 100% online, the flexibility allows you to study around existing work commitments.
The career result? You’ll graduate as an early childhood education expert and be ready to step up into a senior leadership position.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- A Bachelor of Education OR
- Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching.
Special entry may be considered for students with a Bachelor level degree in another area or a three-year trained teacher, both supported by extensive professional experience.
In this early childhood education course, the subjects you may study include:
- Leading Education in a Global Context
- Assessment in Education: Policies, Pedagogy and Equity
- Inquiry-Based Practice
- Advanced Seminar
- Leading Early Childhood Pedagogy and Practice (0-8 years)
- Leading Family and Community in the Early Years (0-8 years)
- Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education
- Language and Literacy in Early Childhood
Why Edith Cowan University Online?
Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.
Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner
Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.
Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.
Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.