Do you desire to care for and educate young children? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s job-ready Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Care: 0-8 years)/Bachelor of Science is your degree.Apply Now
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If you are interested in the care and education of young children, this double degree is perfect. The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Care: 0-8 years)/Bachelor of Science degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to be the best childhood educator and carer. In addition, the Bachelor of Science component will provide opportunities to share your love of science in the classroom.
Our nationally recognised double degree is a highly structured and intensive program that qualifies you to work in childcare or an early childhood school setting with children from birth to 8 years old. As a result, Notre Dame University Australia graduates are in high demand in the workplace.
The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Care: 0-8 years) degree combines educational theory and classroom learning with an essential practical component. At the same time, the Bachelor of Science degree will develop your specialised science knowledge and academic standing.
When you study at Notre Dame, you will be inspired by our innovative approach to teaching and learning with the latest in learning technologies. In addition, our double degree will provide you with the academic skills you need to support, engage, and extend primary-aged children by integrating theory and practice.
The Education component of the double degree will cover traditional subjects such as English, Mathematics and Humanities and early childhood-specific courses in Play and Pedagogy. In addition, you will carry out an integral practical component of 32 weeks in various childcare and classroom settings. A unique feature is that this practicum experience directly counts towards your degree.
When you study The Bachelor of Science component, you study a combination of core interdisciplinary science courses, including Experimental design, Maths, Biology and Chemistry.
These courses will provide the basis for strong skills in scientific investigation, including data collection and analysis, critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and effective communication. These skills are highly sought after by employers within and outside the field of science.
You will select a stream matching your interests to deepen your science study further. Courses available include Biology & Environment, Environment & Heritage, Human & Medical Science, and Multidisciplinary Science. You will acquire knowledge and skills through hands-on experience in the classroom, laboratory, and the field.
Graduate job-ready with industry-specific skills and knowledge
Benefit from a unique, personalised approach to education and pastoral care
Lecturers are industry professionals and leaders in their field
University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth (CRICOS: 01032F)
The University of Notre Dame Australia is a multi-campus university, with international campuses in bustling Sydney and the historic City of Fremantle, Perth.
Notre Dame has a strong commitment to honouring the individual, and recognises that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents. Notre Dame believes that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.
Notre Dame has been rated 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide 2024, undergraduate and postgraduate categories for Learner Engagement, Skills Development, Graduate Salary, Full-Time Employment