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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

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Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood and Primary Education

With this specialisation, you’ll be helping children achieve the best possible start in life – setting them up with the lifelong skills and experiences they need to flourish.

What you’ll be qualified for

Your qualification will be a Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood and Primary Education. You’ll be able to teach infants and children from birth to 12 years of age in childcare, kindergartens, preschools and primary schools.

What you’ll be learning

At the early childhood level you’ll learn how to develop children’s creative, physical, personal, intellectual and social capabilities – engaging them through a range of innovative strategies.

By studying contemporary child development, psychology, and the social and cultural context of education, you’ll have a solid foundation for understanding holistic and play-based learning.

While at the primary level, you'll develop your knowledge of cross curriculum priorities and the curriculum areas you will teach such as: English and literacies, mathematics and numeracy, arts education, humanities, science, digital technologies, and health and physical education.

With at least 90 days of professional teaching practice in early childhood centres, kindergartens, preschools and primary schools, you’ll have a chance to put theory into practice and start your journey as an inspiring and future forward educator.

Campus Information


Peninsula campus is Monash University's third largest campus. It is about 40km south of Melbourne and has around 3500 students.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 15

Application Process

offer letter
15 Days
Confirmation from the university
20 Days
Visa Processing
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Demand is always strong for highly qualified and skilled graduates. And with this dual-sector qualification, you’ll have a number of options across a range of early childhood, primary school and community settings.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Before you apply to come to Monash on exchange or study abroad, you should check that you meet the following entry requirements. You must:

  • have completed at least one full year at your home university
  • have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 or 60 per cent or equivalent
  • meet our English language requirements.