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Indicative tuition fee information for postgraduate courses (domestic students)

Postgraduate course tuition fees are generally charged at the Full Fee or Domestic Fee Paying rate. Government and University funded scholarships and financial support may be applicable for certain postgraduate courses.

Some general fee information for coursework and research study is provided below.

We recommend you visit our Fees Calculator for a more comprehensive view of the cost of postgraduate courses and units.

Postgraduate by Coursework and Honours

We provide scholarships and awards to students enrolled in an Honours program or Master by coursework.

Scholarships generally have selection criteria, which must be met, and can provide financial support to assist you with education and living expenses.

Higher Degree by Research

At ECU, we are committed to undertaking high quality research and offer a number of scholarships to students undertaking a Doctoral or Master by research degree.

Research scholarships support Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents.

The Research Training Scheme provides tuition fee funding for students in selected research courses. Whilst you remain eligible for this scheme, you will not be required to pay for your tuition fees up-front, nor will you accrue a tuition fee debt for the duration of the course.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian Citizen;
  • an Australian Permanent Resident; or
  • a New Zealand Citizen

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Postgraduate Commonwealth Government Supported Courses

These courses are subsidised by the Australian Government. The Government contributes towards your tuition fees and you are responsible for the remaining tuition fees called your 'student contribution'. The rate of tuition fees changes annually for these courses.

To view the Postgraduate Commonwealth Government Supported Courses for the current year, please go to the Fees Calculator.

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Graduate Certificate of Education (Early Childhood Studies)

Designed to meet the needs of primary teachers who wish to have a recognised qualification to teach in early childhood settings (Birth to Pre-primary). The course of study is designed to extend the skills and pedagogical understandings of teachers in early childhood education.

This course is Commonwealth Government Supported for eligible students.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

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Non-Standard Timetable Information (e.g. early start, weekend courses, etc)

With the needs of current educators in mind, classes occur outside of standard school hours such as weekends and occur during traditional school terms holidays such as Summer and Winter sessions.
All Professional Practices are undertaken on a full-time basis and teaching students are required to give a full-time commitment to the school during the scheduled Professional Practice period.

The School of Education follows an academic calendar that is slightly different to ECU’s standard academic calendar. For more information about semester start dates, study weeks, exam periods and breaks, please refer to ECU’s Important Dates page.

Additional Course Information

Professional Practice
All students must supply evidence of a current National Police History Check from the Department of Education WA before commencing their placement.

In addition, all students 18 years of age and over, must provide evidence of a current, valid Working with Children Check from the Department of Child Protection WA or show proof of application before commencing their placement. Further information can be found at: http://www.det.wa.edu.au/screening/detcms/portal/

Related careers

Kindergarten Teacher, Pre-primary Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Pre-school Teacher

Further studies

This course can be used to articulate into the coursework Master of Education.

Further courses


This course is not available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.

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