Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

Our cutting-edge course draws on the Faculty of Education’s leading research in early childhood education and development. Core units cover early childhood principles and practices, child development theory and application, supporting children’s learning and pedagogical approaches for early childhood education. You will also investigate contemporary issues in early childhood education, leadership and management, the arts, and health and wellbeing in the early childhood environment. You’ll complete 85 days of professional teaching experiences in early childhood education settings as well as 10 days in a primary school setting, enabling you to apply your theoretical knowledge in real world educational settings.


  • Must complete the equivalent of 28 units (288 credit points), comprising: 24 core units (288 credit points)
  • 4 Professional Experience units (0 credit points)


  • Early childhood teaching

Standard entry requirements

Have completed senior secondary study equivalent of Australian Year 12 or have completed at least one year of full-time study (or equivalent part-time study) at AQF diploma equivalent or higher.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $92,496
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online campus International: $88,080
  • ATAR: 60
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

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