Teaching (Early Childhood), Master in Australia

The University of Western Australia

Study in:Australia
Deadline: 1 June 2019


As a graduate of this Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) at The University of Western Australia, you’ll be able to work in government and independent schools plus other early childhood settings, both nationally and internationally. The course focuses on the education and preparation of early childhood educators with importance placed on the interface between play-based learning and intentional teaching.Early childhood educators play a critical and foundational role in preparing young children for life-long learning and participation in society. They are pivotal in creating safe learning environments for holistic child development, nurturing creative and curious instincts and fostering positive attitudes to learning and problem solving.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives in Aboriginal Education
  • Professional Practice
  • Interventions for Learning
  • Technologies in the Curriculum
  • Children, Development and Pedagogy
  • Advanced Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Academic Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have


  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;


  • at least one year of the bachelor’s degree relevant to one or more learning areas in the Early Childhood or Primary school curriculum for applicants who wish to major in Early Childhood or Primary Teaching respectively;

Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree in education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, are not eligible for admission.Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Detailed Program Facts

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