Early Childhood Education and Care, Advanced Diploma | Swinburne University of Technology | Melbourne, Australia
Advanced Diploma On Campus

Early Childhood Education and Care

12 months
18990 AUD/year
15180 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Swinburne University of Technology's Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.


Key facts

Develop the knowledge and skills to work across a range of childhood settings with the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Play a creative role in developing children’s imaginations by planning, implementing and developing engaging curriculums. Learn to effectively communicate with children and their families, manage teams and understand legal compliance.

Swinburne University of Technology offers the Early Childhood Education and Care programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical skills
  • Working with children
  • Planning
  • Nurture creativity in children
    • Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service
    • Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
    • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%
    • or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

    CRICOS 00111D

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18990 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18990 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
    • National

      15180 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 15180 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

    Living costs for Melbourne

    1501 - 2659 AUD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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