Bachelor of Education - Birth to 5 Years

Charles Sturt University

This degree enables you to upgrade your Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care / Diploma of Children's Services to gain a nationally recognised qualification and enter employment as an early childhood teacher.

Course Fee:

International: $44,160

Entry Requirements:

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care; Diploma in Children's Services - Centre Based Care or equivalent


All students receive a standard entry level credit package of 128 points based on prior qualifications. The remainder of the course comprises 7 core subjects and 9 restricted electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Teaching-early childhood

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degree. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to commencement of the course.


The Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years) has been assessed under section 137 (1) (a) of the Education and Care Services National Law and it has been determined that this qualification has met the requirements for approved ECT level education and care qualifications.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

Teacher - Early Childhood,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info No Online 4 years

What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 


It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

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