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Monash University

Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies

This advanced level degree programme consists of 12 courses and may be completed in 18 months through distance education mode, as follows:

Term 1 EDF1322 ECE Science and Technology
EDF3324 Contexts for Child Development: The Developing Child
Term 2 EDF1324 ECE Creative Arts
EDF1321 ECE Movement, Environment and Community
Term 3 EDF1307 Early Literacy and Numeracy 1
EDF3321 Assessment in the ECE Curriculum
Term 4 EDF4323 Leadership and Management in ECE
EDF4327 Practice Informing Research
Term 5 EDF4322 Issues in Child Development
EDF4324 Professional Engagement: Entering the ECE Profession
Term 6 EDF4321 Health and Wellbeing in Early Childhood Settings
EDF4328 Play and Pedagogy

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Delivery Method

Each term is a 3-month period covering 2 courses of study. Each course is provided with 20 hours of academic seminars/workshop sessions (5 consecutive sessions of 4 hours each) after office hours in the evening and/or over weekends/public holidays.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment method may vary according to individual Unit requirements.

There are 19 successful intakes. Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the prestigious Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies Degree of Monash University. Graduates will be allowed to use the title BECSt (Monash) after their name. The degree will be the same as that granted to on-campus students of the university.



Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

Programme fee: AUD 21,900


Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

Application fee: SGD 171.20

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 24 February 2014.