About this course
|Award title||Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)|
|Year & campus||2023 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||200 credit points|
|Duration||24 months full-time or 36 months part-time|
The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) is for those looking to become registered teachers in early childhood settings. The course focuses on learning and teaching for children aged birth to eight years and provides a qualification for registration to teach in early childhood settings.
The course provides an in-depth understanding of child learning and development, as well as professional practice in early childhood settings so that graduates can operate in multi-disciplinary fields involving care, education and health.
Students receive ongoing support throughout their studies and while on placement, ensuring they graduate confident and ready for a career in teaching. Melbourne Graduate School of Education's unique Clinical Model of Initial Teacher Education integrates theory and practice, ensuring teachers develop the professional skills to assess, identify and support students of all abilities.
The course promotes a greater understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing and being. There is a focus on wellbeing for both the student and the teacher, along with prioritising sustainable practices. The course will prepare graduates to become leaders in the profession and extend their capabilities through work integrated learning that links authentic real world professional experiences with disciplinary theory.
The course may be completed in two years of full time study, or be extended over three years.
Last updated: 9 December 2022