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Early Childhood Teaching Pathways

Teachers guide future generations to learn, absorb and imagine the impossible.
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IN AUSTRALIA FOR TEACHING

How to Apply

Contact Us

Address

M358 35 Stirling Highway Crawley

Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+618) 6488 2807

Frequently asked questions

Pathway details

Early childhood educators play a critical role in preparing young children for lifelong learning, personal wellbeing and participation in society. At UWA you'll gain valuable practical experience in partner schools and work with lecturers who integrate theory and practice across various areas. Through placements in schools, students experience teaching classes and complete their studies job-ready. Staff are highly regarded for the quality of teaching and experiences offered to students and our graduates are in demand from local, national and international employers.

5 years to be a

Teacher

You can pursue a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with a major relevant to one or more learning areas in the early childhood curriculum. Studying teaching at UWA enables you to work at schools in Australia and overseas and in centre-based early childhood education and care settings.

5 years to be a
Early Childhood Teaching

Pathways for mature-age students

If you will be aged 20 years or older on 1 March (for Semester 1 entry) or 1 August (for Semester 2 entry) you qualify for our mature-age-entry pathways.
Early Childhood Teaching
Early Childhood Teaching

Direct Pathways for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
TISC Codes
  • UWTEA
  • UWTEB
  • UWTEC
    UWTES
  • UWTEP
Qualifications
  • BA + MTeach (Early Childhood)
  • BBiomedSc + MTeach (Early Childhood)
  • BCom MTeach (Early Childhood)
  • BSc + MTeach (Early Childhood)
  • BPhil (Hons) + MTeach (Early Childhood)
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Duration
Limited places
  • No
Selection criteria
  • ATAR only (subject to meeting prerequisites)
Undergraduate major
  • Any major relevant to one or more learning areas in the early childhood curriculum. Speak with a Future Student Adviser to ensure you have selected an appropriate major/s.
Conditions for progress to Postgraduate Study
  • Completion of a UWA bachelor’s degree with a WAM of 60 and appropriate prerequisite units as advised by the Faculty.
Early Childhood Teaching
Early Childhood Teaching

Standard entry

You can study early childhood teaching by completing a bachelor's degree after high school with at least one year relevant to one or more learning areas in the early childhood curriculum as recognised by UWA.
Early Childhood Teaching

Esteemed reputation

In 2016, for a third consecutive year, the Faculty of Education achieved the highest employer reputation score all Western Australian education faculties in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.