N/0112/4/0007 (31.07.2027) | MQA/PSA 15872 (Provisional Accreditation)
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education provides you with the understanding of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to nurture young children’s physical, cognitive and social-emotional developments. The program equips you with soft skills needed to adapt to the everchanging world, as well as pedagogy of care and compassion.
The guaranteed 6-weeks practicum placement at early childhood establishments further empowers you to be the voice for children and early childhood education profession.
Graduates are equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to be professional and to be employed in early childhood education settings. This will also be a pathway to undergraduate education degrees.
To qualify for the Diploma of Early Childhood Education, students must complete 225 credit points comprising:
To ensure that world-class quality education here in Swinburne, each of our programs are advised by a group of internationally acclaimed academicians. The membership of the External Advisory Committee comprises of persons in industry, commerce, other academic institutions, government schools. They advise on employment potential, course content, course structure and academic standards.
|Title and Name of External Examiner / Course Advisory Panel||Affiliation/Representative|
Role: External Examiner, or Course Advisory Panel
|Datin Sri Judy Ling||Director, Taska Riang Ria||Course Advisory Panel|
|Dr Suzanne Collins||Registered Teacher (Ministry of Education, NZ)||Course Advisory Panel|
|Ekaterina Kolushkina/Katerina||CEO Taska Angel, Kuching||Course Advisory Panel|
* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.
Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.
Graduates will be ready to work in various early childhood education settings and related fields, and also be equipped for further studies in Early Childhood Teaching at the undergraduate level.