Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)
Course summary for current students
|Award granted||Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
|CRICOS course code||077760A|
|Deakin course code||E430|
New course commenced 2013. Applications direct to the University.
The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) offers an opportunity for selected students, who have demonstrated academic merit and an ability to work independently, to undertake a year of honours study beyond the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or equivalent).
The honours year is a research-focused course, which extends the completed research work of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or equivalent), and enables students to undertake research training that will equip them to plan, implement and evaluate a rigorous research study at honours level. Students will be able to undertake a substantial and original research project, whilst being under the supervision of an academic with a proven research record. Students will also develop skills and knowledge to identify contemporary issues in early childhood education and care. The honours research units are sequential and specifically designed to enable students to extend their research ability and understanding in the early childhood context, through the advanced research methodology units, literature review critiques, and in the development and presentation of a minor thesis.
Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
Fees and charges
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- Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
- Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
- Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services
To qualify for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) a student must complete 8 credit points of core units.
|EXR478||Theory in Education Research|
|EXR479||Independent Reading Study|
|EXR481||Education Research Methodology|
|EXR491||Designing and Developing a Research Project|
|EXR498||Minor Thesis Part A (2 credit points)|
|EXR499||Minor Thesis Part B (2 credit points)|
Note: EXR481, EXR491, EXR498, EXR499 are flexible study mode units.