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The Associate Degree of Early Childhood course is an embedded exit point for the Bachelor of Education (Early Years).
For more information about Early Years Studies at Melbourne Polytechnic, please visit the webpage using the button above.
How long you will study
2 - 4 years
Domestic course fees
AUD 17825 per year
How you will study
International course fees
AUD 17250 per year
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Notes about fees for this course
As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.
Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.
If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.
For more information regarding international entry requirements, please visit: https://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/international-students/admissions-information/entry-requirements/
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